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Touted as being the ultimate supplement to your airbag, Avalanche Float is planning to release a system which automatically releases your snowboard in the event of an avalanche. The systems designers understand the benefits of an airbag and are looking to further increase a riders chance of survival by preventing the anchor effect a board can have on its rider. When activated the system will release the binding straps and send a distress signal with your GPS coordinates.



Colin Balke is a content editor for who lives in Northern California. When not plucking away on a keyboard, he can be found splitboarding, camping, backpacking, or hanging out with family and friends.