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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. Digital 1-antenna beacon Simple and clear operation Elliptical receiving range up to 40 meters iProbe Support: Like the Pieps DSP the Freeride can also be deactivated temporarily by the iProbe and the searcher can focus on the next strongest signal! Small, light, dynamic- cool! Optimal solution for off-trail skiers Weight: 110 grams including battery

- Vargo Outdoors

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.


Free Shipping. Black Diamond Pieps Freeride FEATURES of the Black Diamond Pieps Freeride iProbe compatible for ultimate search capability Optional auto-revert function for secondary avalanche protection 40-meter elliptical range Dynamic field line guiding and the distinct acoustic signal for easy searching 200+ hours of operation in send mode

- Moosejaw

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.


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

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