Thursday, February 14, 2013

Sverre Liliequist - Swatch Skiers Cup 2013

Sverre Liliquist, Swedish extreme skier--and fan of Mammut RAS packs--does back-flip while avalanche roars behind him.

Monday, February 11, 2013


Available Fall 2013,  Pulse Firmware 4.0: "Assisted Fine Search and Probing Indication"

Beacon technology has evolved rapidly in the last ten years: digital transceivers, distance and direction displays, signal separation technology, marking capability, vital data...the list goes on. 

Meanwhile, rescuers have also become more aware of the importance of systematic probing (spiral shaped at 25cm increments, see image at right) and strategic shoveling.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Avalanche Victim Recovered Alive with Avalanche Transciever

Todd Glew, a ski guide, recently rescued a skier who was captured in an avalanche in the West Bowl of Silver Fork in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.

The group estimated that the skier was buried under 4-5' of snow.

Link to Article