Whether you're a seasoned pro or just taking your intro avy class, you're going to need the proper safety equipment for the backcountry. Get it all in one fell swoop with the Sport Avalanche Safety Set from Pieps.
This package includes the Pieps DSP Sport Beacon which features 3 digital antennaes for excellent searching capabilities. With 3 Alkaline AAA batteries you get 200 hours of life, so you don't have to worry about prematurely running out of juice.
Next up in the package is the Transfer 3 Shovel featuring an aluminum blade that can move over 1 liter of snow per shoveling. Durable and lightweight, this shovel is perfect for building backcountry booters, snow walls, or, hopefully not often, digging out a buddy that needs your help. An aluminum shaft and T-grip handle offer ease of use that you'll love, especially in a high-stress situation.
The included QuickDraw Tour 280cm probe features durable aluminum with measurement markings to make touring and taking readings as easy as possible. The upper cordlock is simple and secure, so it's one less thing you have to worry about as you search for your friend in a bit of a panic.