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Do you ski off piste?
Would you like to understand the risks and know how to manage them so you can stay safe and have more fun?
We have discovered that if you enter avalanche terrain and do not apply good risk management then it is as risky as base jumping. However if you do apply good risk management, then it is no riskier than driving to the resort.
Watch Henry in this video where he explains the HAT approach to managing the risk and how we can help you to have more fun and stay safe at the same time. As we say.
Safety is Freedom
Here are 5 ways we can help you
Experience the off piste and learn how to apply the HAT checklist and risk management on the snow. Spend time with Henry discovering the amazing off piste terrain in Val d’Isere and Tignes.
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A calm sunny weekend and start to the week. More snow on the way to the Northern French Alps from Wednesday. Over the past week, we’ve had a variety of weather conditions, with no two days the same. It’s rained, it’s sunny, snowed,… https://t.co/2vlRt8oA9u https://t.co/Ml8ZOTjPCv
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A calm sunny weekend and start to the week. More snow on the way to the Northern French Alps from Wednesday. Over the past week, we've had a variety of weather conditions, with no two days the same. It's rained, it's snowed, the wind's been howling or virtually...
This week began with two days of howling wind, rain and snow. After more snowfall on Thursday, it looks like being a calm sunny weekend. More snowfall expected Monday, varying between 5 to 40 cm. As February holidays start, it's been another weird weather week,...
A bizarre three days of weather this week will be followed by a calmer weekend and fresh snowfall at the start of next week In three days we had drenching rain up to 2700m, followed by a very mild grey and flat light day with slushy snow, followed by a very cold day...
Snowfall on and off in the Northern French Alps next week! We needed more snow and we got it! Winter returned with a vengeance last Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing plenty of fresh snow accompanied by wild north-westerly winds. Read our blog on the snowpack before the...
What we said earlier today (Wednesday 29 Jan) still holds true for Thursday 30th January. But be wary, Meteo France have reduced the forecast danger rating from 4 to 3 for Thursday, but this is not really a reduction in risk for skiers. The reason they are reducing...