Backcountry Access announces new BCA Live avalanche safety video series
September 27, 2021
Boulder, Colo.—Backcountry Access is pleased to announce the release of a new avalanche safety video series dubbed “BCA Live.” BCA Live brings quickly digestible avalanche education to the desktop and living room through 1- to 3-minute short videos presenting avalanche and backcountry safety topics like group mindset, working as a team, and calculating avalanche risk.
“We want to get people thinking about snow safety well before the season starts—and get them into avalanche safety courses. If last year is any indication, all the avy courses will be filled before fall is over,” Bruce Edgerly, BCA Vice President, said on why BCA created the educational series.
Narrators of the series include Operations Manager and owner of Tordrillo North Ski and Snowboard Adventures Jim Conway, ACMG-certified guide and owner of CAPOW! Marty Schaffer, Ski-Doo Ambassador Jeremy Mercier, AMGA Apprentice Guide AJ Appezzato, and of course, BCA co-founder Bruce Edgerly.
The BCA Live avalanche safety video series is an edit of the 60-minute Facebook Live events that Backcountry Access hosted in the fall of 2020. Edgerly explains, “It took a lot of dedication to set aside an hour to watch our FB Live events last season. We’ve distilled them down to the main takeaways for those who couldn’t make it.”
Backcountry skiers, snowboarders, and snowmobilers can watch BCA Live video episodes on the Backcountry Access website or YouTube channel.
Backcountry Access plans to continue their Facebook Live events this season to keep people engaged and informed as the snow starts to fly.
About Backcountry Access
Backcountry Access (BCA) is a leading manufacturer of snow safety equipment, including BCA TrackerTM avalanche transceivers, FloatTM avalanche airbags, BC LinkTM radios, MtnProTM snowmobile gear, avalanche probes, and shovels. BCA’s mission is to save lives, not just sell products. BCA considers avalanche education to be as important as its avalanche safety equipment and delivers all its products with consumer education and knowledgeable customer service.