QC – BRP has joined with airbag
pioneer ABS to offer their avalanche airbag system through authorized Ski-Doo
dealers. Credited as the original avalanche airbag system, ABS has been
refining their product since 1985 and now riders can find one even easier at
their local Ski-Doo dealer.
There are a lot of airbag systems being offered today and
while ABS was not only the first, they are recognized by many as the best.
Their premium construction and long track record of excellent performance
separate them from the rest of the packs. Experienced riders won’t take the
risk of a lower priced bag when their life might depend on it.
The ABS Vario system is modular and the owner can choose
which components they want—just the airbag, the airbag plus a 15 liter backpack
or the airbag plus a 30 liter backpack, just zip on the desired size. Airbag
activation units are also offered through Ski-Doo dealers to allow an owner the
chance to test the systems as often as they desire, or recharge after using.
The avalanche airbag system works on the concept that the
airbag’s additional 170 liters of volume will likely prevent burial of the
person wearing it, keeping them on the surface. In practice, of the 262 victims
that activated the system, 97 percent survived an avalanche nearly unharmed.
Complete details available at www.store.ski-doo.com or your local