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How electromagnetic interference can disrupt the performance of avalanche transceivers

Electromagnetic interference negatively affects the performance of avalanche transceivers. Why this is the case and what you can do about it.

With this avalanche equipment you are prepared for emergencies

You will never be able to eliminate the danger of avalanches. However, you can prepare yourself for emergencies. Avalanche transceivers (LVS), probes and shovels can save lives. Bächli Bergsport offers the three items of basic equipment in a lucrative package.

Pieps and Black Diamond are calling for their avalanche transceivers to be checked

Pieps and Black Diamond call for the avalanche transceivers PIEPS Pro BT, Powder BT, DSP Sport, DSP Pro, DSP Pro Ice, Micro Button BT, Micro BT Sensor, Micro BT Race Recon BT and Guide BT to be checked.

Thanks to this planning, your ski tour will be a success

Ski touring is great, but requires a lot of knowledge. But not only that. Clever planning is not only important for safety reasons, but also increases the experience many times over. We will show you some essential preparation points and give you tips & tricks for the perfect day in the snow.

Italy establishes avalanche transceiver and other obligations

Italy tightened the safety regulations for winter sports enthusiasts at the beginning of 2022. Liability insurance is now mandatory in the ski areas. Likewise, up to 18-year-olds must wear a helmet. The blood alcohol limit on the slopes is also regulated by law. And: Anyone traveling in areas where there is a risk of avalanches must be equipped with an avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe.

These things belong in the freeride backpack

Along with skis, ski boots and poles, the backpack is one of the most important items when freeriding. These are available in all possible designs and should not only adapt to the size, but also to the ambitions of the owner. Whether for a short trip or a multi-day glacier bivouac, the most important thing is ultimately the content. That's why Janic Cathomen, freeride expert from Flims, and Fabian from Bächli Bergsport will show you what they pack for freeriding. 

This is how you care for your ski touring equipment

Do you go on ski tours regularly and want you to enjoy your equipment for as long as possible? We have valuable tips in store for you. From the right battery for the avalanche transceiver to the impregnation of the skins to the storage of ski boots.

The transceiver that speaks to you | Diract Voice from Ortovox

Voice commands can be useful. We talk to our phones to be faster and devices like Alexa talk to us in turn as if we were in a relationship. An electronic device that is symbolic of efficiency and speed in mountain sports is the avalanche transceiver. The question that arises is: Could voice commands speed up the search for buried subjects? Ortovox has an answer: The Diract Voice.

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