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Winter Lab: Avalanche Airbag – ABS

Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the ABS Vario Base Unit avalanche airbag system, which is designed to zip into other ABS-compatible packs. The system uses nitrogen and a charged handle to inflate the airbag.

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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.

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