Pieps Checker Beacon - $22.43

Before you take your chances outside the gates, check the status of yours and your buddies beacons with the Pieps Checker Beacon. This small, easy-to-use handheld device ensures you dont forget one of the most important steps when heading out into avalanche terrain: double-checking everyones beacons. Simply hold down the button and move closer to a beacon until you hear the Checker pick up the standard 457kHz signal and play the reassuring tone. The internal battery-powered Checker has no on/off switch, but only uses power when you press the checker button. It comes with a clip-on adjustable neck-strap so you can wear it and not possibly forget this crucial step at the trailhead. - $22.43