Author Archives: Mike Austin

Price is secondary to safety. Gear is secondary to wisdom

At the top of our Kit Review page you’ll find the above words. Words to live your life by if you’re involved in the avalanche avoidance game. But as with many things, as time moves on then the game changes. Trying to change the avalanche game is a small American company with some very big ideas when it comes to avalanche safety. are in the process of releasing their SP1 – a digital penetrometer that gives the user an instant snow profile beneath their Continue reading →