ARVA Axis Avalanche Beacon preview

Snow safety specialist Arva has just launched its latest avalanche transceiver in time for the new ski season. Ski enthusiasts will be interested in the AXIS, which Arva says is the most advanced avalanche transceiver on the market – and could be a life-saver for anyone who goes off piste. Experienced skiers will know that safety equipment … Continue reading ARVA Axis Avalanche Beacon preview

Four great winter wonderland gadgets!

With Indian summers occurring in October abruptly followed by some moderate to heavy snowfalls in certain areas, the weather’s been pretty unpredictable here in the UK in the latter stages of 2011. In fact, because of the early snow flurries, William Hill have shortened the odds of the lowest temperature ever recorded in England (-26.1C) … Continue reading Four great winter wonderland gadgets!