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Recall on avalanche transceivers due to loss of communication

These transceivers are being recalled.

Recalled transceiver. Photo sourced from Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Elevate Outdoor Collective recalls Backcountry access Avalanche Transceivers due to the risk of loss of emergency communications.


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Transceivers recall

The company Elevate Outdoor Collective is having a recall on their transceivers.

An article by the Consumer Product Safety Commission says that the toggle switch can separate from the transceiver and prevent it from switching to search mode.

This would make it difficult to locate a skier during an avalanche which could result in bodily harm or death.

The exact product being affected and its serial numbers are listed below

  • Backcountry Access Tracker4 Avalanche Transceiver – 21H05, 21H06

There are 9,000 items included in this alert.

They were sold at REI, Creel Backcountry, Evo, and other stores nationwide.

They were also sold online at the following websites

  • snowbigdeal.com
  • jagaloo.com
  • amazon.com

These were sold from July 2021 through February 2022.

There have been no reported cases of injuries due to this product.

If you have purchased this product do not use it and contact Backcountry Access to return the item and receive a refund.

Anyone with questions can call800-670-8735.

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