The North Face Powder Guide ABS Vest provides the avalanche protection needed by serious back country skiers, snowboarders, enthusiasts, thrill-seekers and patrollers alike – in a compact vest.
Get all the safety with out the heavy pack! This ABS Airbag system is a life-saving tool packed into a comfortable North Face vest that allows you to customize your vest for a perfect fit with adjustable side panels.
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Designed with two ABS airbags that quickly deploy by pulling an easy-to-reach activation handle, the North Face Powder Guide ABS Vest increases flotation to keep you from falling under tumbling snow, and improve your visibility during a rescue.
All of you back country essentials will fit into the eight balanced, evenly weight distributed pockets for a balanced ride. Optimize your safety with The north face guide vest, designed with tested and proven ABS technology.
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The recent popularity of inflatable avalanche backpacks is bringing airbag packs to the mainstream. And with good reason! Triggered by a mechanism in the shoulder strap, the North Face Powder Guide ABS Vest makes it more likely that you will remain at the surface of a slide.
When inflated, the dual airbags also help protect your body (head, neck and back) from injury and collisions with trees and rocks. This winter, treat yourself to the ultimate in airbag protection: a vest.
This is not your average, traditional avalanche airbag device, it’s the first airbag apparel specifically designed with compressed nitrogen that inflates two high-volume airbags (sored in the sides of the back of the vest) for avalanche safety.
Who’s the North Face Powder Guide Vest For?
Originally designed for hardworking ski patrollers, this vest will enable you to carry everything you need for sidecountry missions, without a pack. The North Face Powder Guide ABS Vest will fit over a normal ski jacket, and there are enough pockets to store all of your avalanche safety gear including a shovel, probe, and a snack!
Don’t let the steep slopes and rugged back country keep you from enjoying all of the uncharted territory available this season. The North Face Powder Guide ABS Vest is a powerful avalanche airbag system that NorthFace American Outdoor Apparel Company designed with German manufacturer, ABS.
The North Face Powder Guide Vest two airbags will help keep you at the surface, and help protect your body from trees if you are swept away.
The ABS Airbag system is NOT a guarantee that you will survive an avalanche burial or a slide amidst avalanche debris; so get educated, get the right tools, travel with partners, and be smart out there!