Backcountry Access is a private company founded in 1994 by Bruno McGowan and Bruce Edgerly. The headquarters are established at Valmont and Foothills, in Boulder, Colorado, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Among BCA their vocation is to save lives. They make it their duty to feel responsible for the safety of people who go hiking. These people must be equipped as it should be, not simply in terms of products, but also in terms of preparation. That is why they have invested so much in research and training. They are very proud to be considered as the industry leaders in terms of expertise. The development of products and the rescue of human lives through the research and good knowledge of the reality. For BCA, security in the snow is driven by research and knowledge of the context in valuing the most important concepts such as education and expertise.