"Simple, not too expensive, one battery. . . this is among the most popular beacons selling this year," says TetonAT's Steve Romeo. He likes the 3+ for its simplicity and effectiveness; there's a clear circular display with an arrow icon for searches. The interface shows your distance from and position to an avalanche victim. If you're caught in a slide, Ortovox says this unit's intelligent position-recognition system can sense how you're buried and optimize antenna-signal output to let searchers analyze and find your position on the fly.
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