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Avalanche Airbag Looks Stupid, Saves Lives

by Paul Strauss

You’re sure to make a fashion statement walking down the street wearing one of these. The Snowpulse Life Bag is a special backpack that’s designed to protect hikers in the event of an avalanche.

LifeBag Avalanche Vest

While it may look ridiculous, I suppose that it’s actually a really good idea if you happen to spend a lot of time walking in the mountains. As soon as you hear the rumble of the avalanche, you pull the ripcord and an airbag inflates to cover and protect your head and neck within 3 seconds. It even creates a small air pocket for you in case you’re buried under the rubble.

Sometimes I think I should wear one of these wherever I go. Let’s say you’re walking down a dark alley and a gang of thugs come out of nowhere with a baseball bat. How handy would it be to activate your Life Bag right before they whack you over the head? Take that, thugs!

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Comments (2):

  1. Raruneces says:

    Airbag para excursionistas…

    ¬°Escaladores del mundo, estais de suerte! Pues a partir de ahora ya no tendreis que temer a las malvadas avalanchas gracias al invento que os presentamos: Snowpulse Life Bag, una mochila con “airbag” que os proteger√° en caso de que una mo…

  2. Dar Torrent says:

    That’s great, but anybody stupid enough to walk those kinds of slopes in the first place probably deserves something more like an inflatable coffin.

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