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An affordable, high-tech beacon for everyone. The Pieps Freeride is a fully digital, single antenna avalanche transceiver designed for side-country and resort skiers who venture off the beaten path. Simple and easy to use. Small and lightweight. Never be without your Pieps.
Since 1972, Pieps has made some of the highest-quality avalanche beacons available, and the Pieps Freeride Avalanche Beacon continues the tradition. This beacon makes serious strides as the first one the size of a cell phone. It's super-light, compact, and efficient and features one digital antenna for simple, easy, and clear operation. With the dynamic field flux arrow indicator and distance indication, searches are incredibly easy. It also has a unique acoustic signal. Nearly idiot-proof and precise, the Freeride features an iProbe deactivation so you can switch searches with ease; and there's a single vs multiple-burial symbols to keep everything simple and straightforward in the race against time. Whether venturing into avalanche-prone terrain on epic tours or hitting the backside at your local resort, the Freeride gives you clear-cut search help, a speedy time when doing drills, and peace of mind.
Pieps Freeride Transceiver is the first avalanche beacon the size of a mobile phone. It is so small, light, and easy to use that you will never go out of bounds without it. Single antenna transceiver. Elliptical receiving range up to 40m and 30m search-strip width. Dynamic field line guiding make this transceiver simple to use in a search. iProbe support allows faster recovery in a multiple avalanche burial situation. The iProbe temporarily deactivates the Freeride unit, allowing the searcher to focus on the next strongest signal. Fallback function in case of a second avalanche. Send-mode shows battery percentage so you always know how much juice you have left. Search-mode shows dynamic flux line arrow and distance with multiple burial indicator. In a case of multiple burial, all signals are processed simultaneously, but only the strongest signal is shown on the display. This avalanche beacon is small and light without sacrificing speed and accuracy - perfect for any backcountry snow enthusiast. Operates on a single AA battery with a 200 hr battery life. Works in temperatures as low as -4 degrees Fahrenheit. Weight: 110 g (including battery). Battery Life: 200+ hours in send-mode. Search Strip Width: 40 m. Frequency: 457 kHz (EN 300718). Antennas: 1. Earphone Socket: Stereo, 3.5 mm, 32 ohms. Power Supply: 1 Alkaline AA battery, LR6, 1.5V. Maximum Range: 40 m. Dimensions: 110 x 58 x 24 mm
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
You ski the resorts, but sometimes you like to venture off of the groomers - explore at will with a little added safety by carrying the Freeride from Pieps. Stow this lightweight avalanche transceiver in your pack for emergency use - compatible with iProbe support, its elliptical receiving range is good up to 40 meters.
- Mountain Gear