Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support. Their ongoing commitment to avalanche safety in Canada ensures the success of our organization. Are you interested in becoming a CAA sponsor? Learn more.
CIL Explosives offers biodegradable custom avalanche explosives products. CIL Explosives is a proud supporter of the CAA's Industry Training Program.
ARC’TERYX was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1991, where it maintains its head office, design studios, and main manufacturing facilities.
Driven by innovation, ARC'TERYX was founded to build better gear. They began with climbing harnesses and then proceeded to tackle packs and apparel with the same single-minded obsession for creating the lightest, best performing, and highest quality products available. To realize their vision, they have created groundbreaking new construction technology, developed paradigm-shifting designs and harnessed major fabric technology developments.
Backcountry Access (BCA) is a leading manufacturer of snow safety equipment, including Tracker avalanche beacons, shovels, probes, packs, snow study kits, and Float avalanche airbags. Their mission is to save lives, not just pump products. As a leader in the industry,they feel a need to be responsible about sending people into the backcountry--equipping them not just with products, but with education. That’s why BCA has invested so much in research and education.
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. BCA is also a Supporting Sponsor of Avalanche Canada.
inReach is the first truly global satellite messenger with GPS and two-way texting for SOS and personal communication. Its rugged, waterproof design makes inReach the perfect communications lifeline for outdoor enthusiasts.
Operating on Iridium, the largest commercial satellite constellation in the world, inReach offers coverage over every square inch of the planet including the Poles, airways and oceans. You can use inReach to send AND receive vital info or a simple Hello absolutely anywhere. inReach can be used on its own for basic messaging, SOS and tracking. Or it can be wirelessly paired with iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® touch and Android smartphones and tablets for fully interactive SOS and text messaging, and navigation using DeLorme maps.
inReach includes GEOS global emergency monitoring and dispatch services at no extra cost. In an emergency, GEOS notifies your emergency contacts and emergency responders in your area. Unlike 1-way beacons, inReach enables you to receive confirmation that your SOS was received by GEOS, and to communicate updates while you are waiting for SAR to arrive. You can even cancel your SOS if the situation changes.
inReach Canada offers affordable, contract-free monthly service plans that can be suspended in the off-season.
Mammut is a Swiss company that has specialized in mountain sports since 1862. They are a leading manufacturer of technical clothing, footwear, climbing gear and alpine equipment. Mammut is driven by a continuous quest for innovation and their products are distinguished by the highest quality, functionality and safety. Mammut embodies Swiss technology and perfection. They aim is to offer the very best alpine products, assume social responsibility, including social responsibility towards their partners, and leave behind the best possible ecological footprint so that future generations can be mountaineers as well.
Marmot has built performance outdoor products for over 30 years. Marmot designs and produces outdoor clothing and equipment to be simpler, easier-to-use, and more comfortable.
With over 35 years in the outdoor industry, The North Face is the premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technologically advanced exploration apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories.
To become a sponsor of the CAA, please contact Jill Macdonald