At Backcountry Access we make tools to access and enjoy the backcountry, and most important to come back safely. Tracker avalanche beacons, shovels, probes, Float airbags and BC Link group communication radios. All industry leading products designed for reliability and ease-of-use under stress, and all supported with a progressive avalanche education program. BCA... the most trusted name in snow safety!
Get the goods without getting buried! BCA presents the five backcountry basics all riders should follow to avoid getting caught in avalanches. Before you go: get the gear, get the training, get the forecast. Once you're out there: get the picture, get out of harm's way. These avalanche safety guidelines were developed in conjunction with AIARE and The Avalanche Project. Featuring BCA ambassadors Lel Tone and Colter Hinchliffe.
The BCA Companion Rescue Series goes through all the steps involved in rescuing a companion buried in an avalanche: the basics of avalanche transceiver searching, probing, strategic shoveling, organizing the rescue, providing first aid, and backcountry evacuation. This is not a substitution for an avalanche course.
Learn about our Backcountry Access (BCA) Float™ avalanche airbags, including features, how to deploy, re-pack and refill--and including some footage of real-world Float airbag deployments. BCA Float™ avalanche airbags are light, affordable, and easy to use. They use a compressed air cylinder to inflate our 150-liter airbag, helping to keep you on the surface of an avalanche. More product info here: http://backcountryaccess.com/product-category/avalanche-a...
Backcountry Access (BCA) invented the world's first digital, multiple-antenna avalanche transceiver (Tracker DTS) in 1997. We focus on making our beacons fast and easy-to-use. The latest model, Tracker3, has the same legendary speed and ease of use as our legendary Tracker DTS and Tracker2. Watch our product videos for specifics on each model.
BCA's BC Link radios and Stash packs go hand in hand. An insulated pocket in the Stash holds the BC Link base unit inside the pack's main compartment. The BC Link Smart Mic can be attached to the shoulder strap--with the connection cord running inside the strap.
BCA collapsible Scepter poles are ideal for skiers and snowboarders on the uptrack when breaking trail. Scepter carbon and aluminum poles are designe for use without straps, which are included, but easily removed. The Scraper Grip allows you to scrape heavy, sticky snow off your topsheets and climbing skins "on the fly." Utility hook on front of the grip enables easy mode changes on boots and bindings. Scepters poles attach to the outside of all BCA Stash Packs.
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This series of videos illustrates the various features of BCA's Stealth Quick-Lock avalanche probes. All of our probes have a small "bundle" size because the last section stealthfully nests inside the second-to-last section when disassembled. Our Quick-Lock hardware has no loose cables to hit you in the face when probing or that can get hung up when deploying from inside your pack. All our probes feature depth markings for snow study and determining optimal excavation size.
The MtnPro collection from Backcountry Access (BCA) is designed to keep you safe and organized when mountain snowmobiling. The MtnPro collection includes our Float MtnPro Vest, MtnPro protective vest, MtnPro knee/shin guards, and MtnPro tunnel bag.
At Backcountry Access, we believe in taking a proactive approach to avalanche safety: don't get caught in the first place. In this video series, we explore what you can do to prepare for your snowmobile tour and maximize your safety when travelling in avalanche terrain. We also take a close look at the riding and avalanche safety techniques specifically for snowmobiling.