Backcountry Tips: How to Perform an Avalanche Beacon Check

Nobody hopes for an avalanche on a ski tour but, in the business of backcountry whatever, you should always go in prepared for the worst possible outcomes.

Thanks to Outdoor Research and Mountain Guides Margaret Wheeler, Jeff Ward and GORE-TEX Brand athlete Mark Smiley, there’s a helpful guide to walk you through the process of performing an avalanche beacon check. Watch the whole thing below and maybe you’ll learn a thing or two!

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