the mountains are a beautiful place for adventure but they must be explored very carefully:
the minimum pack you need is an avalanche beacon + probe + shovel, but be aware that having the 3 products should not make you feel completely safe.
avalanche beacon enables you to locate a buried skier or hiker wearing a beacon in emit mode.
It makes it possible to be traced by a user who is using their avalanche transceiver in search mode.
The dig usually lasts longer than the search for the victim.
Therefore, you need to be efficient.
to locate the victim and know how deep they are buried.
Wear your avalanche beacon close to your body to prevent it from getting torn away.
Check it works properly before each outing.
Know when to give up.