ABS sells stand-alone airbags and partners with brands like Deuter, Osprey, and The North Face, but this pack is the Vario Base Unit. It's designed to zip into ABS-compatible packs, and uses nitrogen and a charged handle to inflate the airbag. Get the scoop.
Winter Lab: Avalanche Airbag - Black Diamond Equipment
Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the Black Diamond JetForce avalanche airbag system, which inflates via a rechargeable battery and a fan.