I've thought of it just havent. Trying to reach my kids on the small hills we ride can be a pain not for reception though. Might do it this year still, not sure.
If u do get some any brand should be fine uniden I have used in the past and worked well around our neighbor hood
Make sure it has multiple channels to choose from. In case some of the channels are being used you can choose another one.
Just be sure to stay off ski patrols channel they get mad at all the chatter and could be a risk if they got called and were interrupted by random chat