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Backcountry Safety and Check

Respect the nature and kite carefully

This informs you what you need if you want to go into the backcountry


Minimum Safety Requirements:

  • Check the avalanche situation at your spot. Choose an Avalanche Center e.g. SLF Switzerland
  • You should know and understand what it means if the risk is equal or greater than "3" !!
  • Check the wind situation e.g. on Meteoblue and dont go if the wind is greater than the double of constant wind
  • You have to carry an avalanche shovel in your bag
  • You have to carry and activate an avalanche transceiver and you should also know how to search buried people with your device
  • You should know and safe the "Emergency Rescue" phone number of the country where you are, or call in emergency 112 in europe
  • For the best safety equipment, wear a avalanche airbag like as ABS
  • For GPS navigation wear a GPS-Watch over satellite with a runtime over the double of your planned trip
  • Carry a LED lamp with you

Backcountry Check

  • Collect information in "Google Earth" and / or "Google Map" (starting point, way back, ...)
  • You should know your boundaries and maximum outlines of your spot
  • You should know risk areas in your spot (powerlines, trees, buldings, cliff or steep hillside, ...)
  • You should calculate the distances and check the incline of your spot
  • You should know the ground of your spot (lakes, rivers, rocks, bushes, ...)
  • You should check your spot for "National Park" or "Wildlife Reserve"

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