Industry Press Release

ABS Avalanche Rescue Devices Continues to Grow Professional Relationships


ABS becomes the exclusive airbag solution for ski resort patrol programs for Telluride Mountain Resort for avalanche safety.

Langley, BC (January 30, 2014) ABS Avalanche Rescue Devices announces another new partnership with Telluride Mountain Resort as the exclusive airbag solution for their Ski Patrol program.

Stephen Barnes, Partner in The Mountain Lab and ABS Sales Manager for the Americas, says, “ABS packs are a tool in the safety quiver and the goal is to help snowsports professionals and enthusiasts be as safe as possible. As ABS continues to gain recognition and value to patrol organizations, we hope to keep growing our network. We’ve been partners with professional organizations such as Jackson Hole and Snowbird who lead the way with full use of ABS across their patrol departments. We are excited to add Telluride Mountain Resort to our growing list of partners. ABS recently added Mammoth Mountain, Snowbasin and Alta and we continue to field interest from other resorts, guides and organizations”.

In addition to a growing athlete roster, ABS has several backcountry services, ski tour operations and guides choosing to go with ABS as part of their safety system and trusted partner. ABS Avalanche Rescue Devices is dedicated to snow safety, education and training, and creating the most innovative and trusted airbag system on the market today.

About ABS Airbag Systems

The ABS Peter Aschauer GmbH is a dynamically growing and owner managed company dedicated to avalanche safety borne out of passion for winter sports. The ABS avalanche airbag is the original and market leader with sales in more than 25 countries worldwide. In the case of an avalanche it can prevent burial and therefore significantly increase the chances of survival. Innovation and commitment to highest quality standards ‘made in Germany’ are the essential factors for the long-term success of ABS. ABS has contracted The Mountain Lab to manage their sales and brand development in the Americas.