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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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  2. Mont Blanc glacial retreat
  3. Deep in Baffin
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Trip Reports

Sunset on the Crêt de Chazay

Reasonably dry except on the steep section just before the col de la croix des Ayes where the stones were humid and a bit slippery. The route is pretty logical. Virtually no portage except a hundred meters by the reservoirs at les Hurtieres where the gravel is a bit tricky.
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Posted by davidof on the 2015-08-04

Other Reports

  1. Heavy snow on the Belle Etoile
  2. Couloir de la Via Ferrata
  3. Petit Van West Face
  4. Nearly summer

Routes

Tour of the Crêt de Chazay

From the parking ride into Brignoud crossing the railway line and turn left at the lights. At 2.8km take the road behind the factory (route Royale) then continue on the D250 to Champ pres de Froges and Tigneux.
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Posted by davidof on the 05 August 2015

Other Routes

  1. Bois Français
  2. Chamrousse Couloir de la Via Ferrata
  3. Petit Van West Face
  4. Grand Revard Nordic Ski Area

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