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Because the mountain remains a dangerous playground, never go high without safety equipment. DVA, probe, shovel and ABS bag are indispensable accessories to save your life in case of avalanche.  Learn more

FREERIDE SAFETY

When preparing to go off and enjoy the virgin powder of the off-piste, it is important to be aware of the dangers that the mountain is full of. As soon as you leave the ski area, the risk of avalanche is uncontrolled and the rocky bars unprotected. It is therefore essential to be well equipped to take on the snowy slopes. In order to be prepared for the unexpected, you should always carry the basic triptych AVD (Avalanche Victim Detector), shovel and probe. If an avalanche ever carries someone away, you will only have 15 minutes to find them and get them out of the snow. Each of these elements has a defined role, so never leave without this equipment.

You can also bring an ABS backpack. Technical, this bag is equipped with an air-bag system which is activated by a handle provided for this purpose. This equipment, which allows you to stay on the surface during an avalanche, has already proven itself several times and significantly increases the chances of survival. We strongly advise you to have a look at our different pages of avalanche safety equipment before going into the mountains, so that you can take everything you need with you. 

OUR SAFETY EQUIPMENT

The SAFETY BOX EVO5 ARVA safety pack is for all off-piste enthusiasts. To practice skiing in complete safety, this pack includes a avalanche transceiver, a shovel and a probe. Easy to carry, it will allow you to actively search for victims, probe them and get them out of a possible avalanche. As for the ALUGATOR LIGHT MAMMUT shovel, it is ultra light and robust. Whether you are snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or mountaineering, it folds and unfolds easily to slip easily into your backpack. The FREE RIDER 22 ORTOVOX airbag backpack will perfectly meet the expectations of freeriders. Thanks to its AVABAG system, it will accompany you in all your off-piste outings with a quick and reliable release system. Moreover, it is equipped with a back protection and multiple straps to carry all your equipment whatever the discipline practiced.