• Avalanche awareness

    Helicopter scanning the area with Recco SAR rescue technology

WE ARE AWARE! ... ARE YOU?

  •  It's recommended to be searchable and prepared in case of an avalanche or any other accident

    What is an Avalanche?

    An avalanche is simply a mass of snow sliding down a steep hill or mountain. The most dangerous is the slab avalanche which occurs when a cohesive plate of snow breaks free and slides down the mountainside.

    It is not entirely unpredictable.

    Source: Recco

IT CAN HAPPEN EVERYWHERE

Knowledge is key

Avalanches happen at specific time, specific places and for particular reasons.
Here are some locations in the Alps, where Avalanches occur frequently and not without casualties.

Source: Recco

SAR rescue technology in the Alpine region
Necessary equipment for visiting mountains at winter: First aid kit, Recco reflectors, Mobile phone, shovel, Avalanche beacon, collapsible probe, helmet, avalanche airbag

There is never too much protection

Be equipped.

Source: Recco