I was sitting enjoying a cup of coffee and some toast when this came on the morning news. I almost snorted coffee up my nose.
The idea is you inflate them when you’re being caught in an avalanch and they help you stay near the surface. Good idea, and I’m sure they work decent. I just hope it dosen’t inflate while you’re on the chair lift.
You can actually find one of them through ABS Avalanch Airbags. I don’t think I’ll be riding that crazy of terrain, but it’s good to know you can have the childhood security of waterwings on the slopes.