Updated February 06, 2018 by Ezra Glenn

The 7 Best Avalanche Beacons

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This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in January of 2018. Each year, over 150 people fall victim to the perils of avalanches. It's important to understand all relevant safety procedures and possible signs before entering uncertain territory, but one of these avalanche beacons can help if you do ever find yourself in danger. At the very least, these transceivers will give you peace of mind on your adventures, and hopefully you'll never have to use them. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best avalanche beacon on Amazon.

7. Backcountry Access Tracker

6. Arva Evo 4

5. Pieps DSP Sport

4. Arva Neo

3. Ortovox Zoom+

2. Backcountry Access Tracker3

1. Pieps DSP Pro

Ezra Glenn
Last updated on February 06, 2018 by Ezra Glenn

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