Big Red Catskiing Rossland BC Canada

Big Red Cats Safety


We provide each guest with a pack including probe and shovel, as well as a transceiver and a radio.  There are also a limited number of avi bags available for rent for $39/day if interested.  

Each group has a lead guide and tail guide, and more often than not, a third guide/photographer or practicum guide.

Please watch these videos before coming cat skiing with us.   

Video 1 is about how how transceivers work,

Video 2 is about probing,

Video 3 is about digging,

Video 4 is a general hazard briefing,

Video 5 shows the effect of GoPros on our transceivers,

Video 6. shows the effect that cell phones have on our transceivers.  

Video 7. looks at risk and relative risk of cat skiing and changing goals for conditions.    

If you have any questions please call or email us.  

Part 1. Transceivers

Part 2. Probing.

Part 3. shoveling and digging

Part 4 General hazard briefing 

Video 5 - effect of GoPros on Tranceivers

Video 6. effect of cell phones on Transceivers


Video 7. How risky is cat skiing?   This video looks at historical risk - future risk levels may be different.

Feel free to comment if you have any suggestions or questions.

2017 video
Big Red Cats with Bob Legasa and Friends

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