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Table 2 Rescuers’ methods of locating 55 victims in 29 Norwegian avalanche accidents of all categories in the period 2010–2017

From: Patient and rescuer safety: recommendations for dispatch and prioritization of rescue resources based on a retrospective study of Norwegian avalanche incidents 1996–2017

Location method Visible Probing Dog Transceiver Diving Audible Digging
N 17 5 6 14 1 2 9
% 30.9 9.1 10.9 25.5 1.8 3.6 16.4