Pieps Freeride

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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.

- CampSaver.com

The digital Pieps Freeride avalanche transceiver is the most compact transceiver available, making it comfortable to wear and travel with while skiing in the backcountry.

- REI

About the size and price of a smart phone, the Pieps Freeride avalanche beacon is fully functional, and designed for inbounds safety, minimalist ski mountaineering, or to use as a loaner for a friend that spaced theirs back at the house. Though simple, the Freeride doesn't skimp on capability; featuring a 40-meter range and a digital antenna for fast, accurate searching in the event of a slide.-- One digital antenna for simple, easy, and clear operation-- Optional auto-revert function for secondary avalanche protection-- 40-meter elliptical range-- Dynamic field line guiding and the distinct acoustic signal for easy searching-- Probe compatible for ultimate search capability -- 200+ hours of operation in send mode

- OMCgear

The Pieps Freeride Avalanche Beacon is one of the most compact single-antenna transceivers on the market today. An easy-to-read LCD screen displays distance and dynamic field-flux strength to aid your search, and an accompanying acoustic signal allows you to look away from the beacon to scan the snow while you continue your search. As a single-antenna beacon, the Freeride offers a different style of search that takes more practice and experience than that of a beacon with two or three antennas. For those who use Pieps' iProbe smart-probe, this beacon offers the unique advantage of iProbe support. Once located with an iProbe, this beacon can be temporarily deactivated right from the probe to limit the number of signals in a multiple-burial search. Small, lightweight, and minimalist when it comes to features, this beacon is ideal for the fast-and-light backcountry skier or snowboarder who already has some search experience under their belt and little room or weight to spare.

- Backcountry.com

Enhance your safety on the mountain with this Freeride Transceiver from Pieps Avalanche Safety, which offers a single antenna in a package the size of a mobile phone. 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