Find out here how to use your AVABAG avalanche backpack with cartridge system safely so that you can protect yourself in an emergency situation! The following 5 short guides describe:
- Correct handle setup – an important note on use
- Preparing the AVABAG
- Installing the activation unit
- Test activations for training purposes
- Activating and folding the airbag
1. Correct handle setup
Models up to 16/17
This tutorial shows you how to set the activation handle for the AVABAG (models up to 2016/17) to the correct length.
Important note: In individual cases, incorrect handle settings can lead to spontaneous avalanche releases.
Models from 17/18
This tutorial shows you how to set the activation handle for the AVABAG (models from 2017/18 onward) to the correct length.
2. Preparing the AVABAG
This tutorial shows you what you need to do to get your AVABAG ready before setting out on a tour.
3. Installing the activation unit
This tutorial shows you how to install the modular, removable system/unit in the AVABAG.
4. Test activations for training purposes
This tutorial shows you how to train by practicing a “dry” activation so that you are prepared for an emergency situation.
5. Activating and folding the AVABAG airbag
This tutorial shows you how you activate your avalanche airbag and then fold it back together again correctly.
More information on the correct use of our AVABAG avalanche backpacks, such as the instruction manual, are available in the Download Center.