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Winter Lab: Avalanche Airbags Explained

Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the different avalanche airbag systems including what's used to inflate the bags, how easily they are to refill after deployment, and more.

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With so many avalanche airbags now available for backcountry skiers and riders, it’s getting harder to know exactly what’s best for you. Compressed air, venturi valves, horse collars, fans, argon, TSA rules, cable pulls—the lingo alone can spin your head. Winter Lab is here to set you straight.

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