Even if you are well informed, well prepared, have participated in an avalanche course and monitor the weather, the risk of an avalanche is still very real. Professional equipment is therefore essential. Here you will find some useful tips on what you should always have with you when in the mountains.
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The basic requirement for an enjoyable and accident-free deep powder snow trip is careful planning. Here we provide you with a brief summary of what you need to think about before you start your trip.
AVALANCHE ACCIDENT QUESTIONNAIRE
You are caught in an avalanche and have activated your ABS® TwinBag? Please download the avalanche accident questionnaire and describe the accident in detail. The knowledge gained from practical use is very important for research on and development of the ABS® TwinBag system.
Here you can find reputable companies offering avalanche courses. In these courses you will learn how to recognize dangerous situations in order to avoid avalanches as far as possible and how to use your emergency equipment.
WEATHER / AVALANCHE LINKS
In this section we provide you with important links to avalanche reports and weather information that will help you prepare your deep powder snow tour in the best manner possible.
Avalanche survivors tell their story. How did they feel during the avalanche? And what was their experience with the ABS system?