Ortovox 3+


I say Ortovox's 3+ is one of the best choices in today's crop of avalanche transceivers. The class of 2012 offers us a lot of innovation, but it also offers a lot of complexity. Leave the complexity to others (if you don't explicitly need it) and go with the Ortovox's effective fusion of simplicity and technology. Key features of the three-antenna 3+ include the beacon's self-orienting sensor

— June 1, 2012

Andy Lewicky is the author and creator of SierraDescents

Brad June 1, 2012 at 8:43 am

Plus it comes in lime green and only takes one battery!

It's my first beacon, and I've only practiced with it--but damn is it fast compared to older beacons, and amazingly simple to use. I thought about getting the S1, but am happy I stuck with KISS principles for this purchase.

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