Backcountry Access is a small privately held company dedicated to making the best avalanche safety equipment possible. Probes, beacons, shovels, and airbag packs are some of the things Backcountry Access specializes in. Their mission is simple - save lives! They believe that backcountry and avalanche safety starts with education. The folks at Backcountry Access take pride in being "knowledge leaders" within their industry, which is why they have invested so many resources into research and education.