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When one is preparing to leave to enjoy the virgin powder off-piste, it is important to be aware of the dangers that abound in the mountain. As soon as we leave the ski area, the avalanche risk is not controlled and the rocky outcrops are not pro… Learn more

When one is preparing to leave to enjoy the virgin powder off-piste, it is important to be aware of the dangers that abound in the mountain.

As soon as we leave the ski area, the avalanche risk is not controlled and the rocky outcrops are not protected.

It is therefore essential to well-equip themselves for the onslaught of snow-covered sides.

The material that is essential in freeride

So you deal with the unexpected, you must always carry the triptych of basic DVA (Detector Victim Avalanche), shovel and probe. If ever an avalanche took someone, you will have no more than 15 min to find him and free him from the snow.

Each of these elements has a well-defined role, do not leave, therefore, never without this equipment.

The elements that make the difference in off-track

You can also bring a backpack ABS. Technical, this bag is equipped with a system air-bag tablet, which is activated by a handle provided for this purpose. This equipment, which allows you to remain on the surface during an avalanche, has already proven several times and significantly increases the chances of survival.

We strongly advise you to take a tour on our various pages ofavalanche safety gear before heading out in the mountains, in order to carry everything needed.