The Dennis Kirk Blog

Legendary Service... Ask Your Friends - Since 1969

Avalanche beacon

Survive the Slide with Pieps Avalanche Gear

Posted on 12 Jan 2016 in Powersports, Snowmobile | 0 comments

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

Pushing your sled to its limits up the side of mountain is a thrill that just cannot be matched by anything else.  When you reach the summit, you know that you persevered with everything working against you, especially gravity.  But it’s the times that gravity wins that can provide a rush that you never want to feel.  When the base gives out and you or a friend get caught in an avalanche, your actions need to be quick and calculated. Surviving being buried in an avalanche without the proper gear is like trying to scuba dive without an air tank and flippers.  Without the right gear, your odds of blindly being found in time are not very high.  That’s a risk that many riders take on unprepared, thinking that […]

Read More