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Jetforce Avalanche Airbag recall

If you own one of theses, send it back

A software glitch has hit the JetForce avalanche airbag causing computer shutdowns and deployment failures. Black Diamond is issuing a recall for all JetForce avalanche airbags sold by BD and subsidiaries Pieps and POC. Thankfully the issues can be solved by a simple firmware update at a service center. This recall will be free of charge to customers.
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Posted by davidof on the 17 July 2015

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Trip Reports

Heavy snow on the Belle Etoile

We set off to tour around and enjoy the beautiful mountains but finally we just did a return to the Belle Etoile and it was not bad at all.

We started at 7am. David put skis on a few minutes from the car park at 1500 meters with a few cm of hard snow.
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Posted by davidof on the 2015-05-22

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  1. Couloir de la Via Ferrata
  2. Petit Van West Face
  3. Nearly summer
  4. Last skate?

Routes

Bois Fran├žais

From the Bois de Batie car park follow the cycle trail to towards Chambery for 500m under the bridge. U-turn and follow along the right bank of the Isere to Domene then under the road bridge to Meylan.
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Posted by davidof on the 27 May 2015

Other Routes

  1. Chamrousse Couloir de la Via Ferrata
  2. Petit Van West Face
  3. Grand Revard Nordic Ski Area
  4. Tour of Mont Rachais

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