Industry Press Release

ARVA NEO Receives Backcountry Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award


Visit ARVA at the SIA Snow Show in Denver at booth 3412

Boise, ID (January 8, 2014) — ARVA, manufacturers of exceptional snow safety equipment, is honored to receive the coveted Editor’s Choice Award for the NEO avalanche beacon.

The new NEO beacon received praise for it’s long range, fast response, precise readings and superior marking feature. The simple and powerful design meets the demanding needs of the most advanced users, who will be impressed by its incredible range, as well as beginners, who will appreciate the user friendliness of this beacon.

“The NEO is an easy to use beacon that is a great combination of power and simple performance,” says Jeremy Jolley, ARVA U.S. Sales Manager. “While ARVA has been manufacturing in Europe for some time, we are a relatively new and rapidly growing brand here in North America, and we are proud to win this honor.”

The ARVA NEO retails for $350 US and is available now at specialty and online retailers. For more information visit

To see the entire line of ARVA products, visit ARVA at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at booth # 35096 and at the SIA Snow Show in Denver at booth 3412.

About ARVA

ARVA is the leading French brand in mountain safety equipment.  Headquartered in the French Alps, the company has become renowned worldwide for the quality of its avalanche beacons, probes, shovels, and other safety gear the company manufactures. With a 28-year history of manufacturing avalanche beacons and safety gear, the company’s products are now distributed in over 30 countries.

Developed in Annecy and manufactured in France, the ARVA brand name has become synonymous with the word “avalanche beacon,” and has established a strong reputation for reliability, performance and ease of use.