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Pinpointing in the backcountry: How to probe during an avalanche rescue

In the result of an avalanche, pinpointing the victim’s location is imperative to a successful search. But probing through the debris isn’t done haphazardly. Just like proper search technique and using your transceiver correctly, deploying your probe comes with its own set of best practices. In this video, Backcountry Access’ Andy Wenberg will run you through, step-by-step, how to use your probe in a variety of backcountry scenarios.

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