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Old 06-23-2007, 08:37 PM
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Avy beacons = body recovery tool?

While I’ve never been caught in an avalanche, I’ve been real close once and could have easily been buried. I’ve trained with avy beacons before, but didn’t really think it was a tool that I really needed to purchase. After all, they’re not cheap! I have always considered them a false sense of security and have tried to use knowledge and good judgment as my "tool." (Arguable whether not carrying one is good judgment) In my humble opinion, the best way to survive an avalanche NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-24-2008, 06:57 AM
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avalanche beacons

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I' just discovered your posting. Just to answer your question: I've been in an avalanche t NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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