- Price: £150-180 / €165-195
- Sizes (cm): 220, 260, 300
Avalanche probes are much of a muchness, usually only differing slightly in length, weight (by way of materials used), and the presence or otherwise of a quick-assemble system. The PIEPS iProbe II, however, is a different beast, offering a level of safety tech that most don’t.
“The PIEPS iProbe II avalanche probe gives you both visual and audio cues that can help speed up a rescue”
Via the LED screen and speaker incorporated into its top handle, the PIEPS iProbe II avalanche probe gives you both visual and audio cues that can help speed up a rescue. When in use, the tip of the probe detects the signal from a buried rider’s avalanche transceiver, and relay the information to you via the handle.
Setup is easy, with a quick-draw system that gets you ready in seconds, and a prolonged beep from the speaker indicates that the PIEPS iProbe II is on and ready to receive. If you’ve already used your transceiver in Search mode to narrow down the burial site, this will help you find the exact location.