HAT Friends

HAT friends are people we work with and can recommend.

Alpine Experience, HAT Friends, off piste guides

Alpine Experience create small groups of like-minded skiers of similar ability to go off piste for 4 hours each morning.  Alpine has supported Henry and HAT for many years.  Henry has worked as a guide with the Alpine team.  They are a team of dedicated professionals who have specialized in off-piste skiing, seven days a week, for the past twenty years.  Each day the team simply share a love of the mountains with you while finding the best virgin snow conditions available.


FATMAP 3D mapping for skiers, HAT Friends, off piste maps

FATMAP are building 3D maps specifically designed for mountain adventure.  Exploring cities has never been easier thanks to Google Maps, but why do we still use paper, 2D and topographic maps to inspire and enable our adventures in the mountains?  FATMAP offers the world’s adventure community with 3D maps of the outdoors. Maps that allow you to discover, prepare, explore and relive every journey with expert content, terrain intelligence and geo-enabled features.

Leading edge ski school Val disere HAT Friends, off piste

Leading Edge is founded by Liam Luke one of the HAT trainers.  Leading Edge is a ski school  dedicated to delivering a fun and friendly environment to develop your skiing. They always strive to give you the best experience on the mountain whether that be your first tentative ski on the nursery slope or conquering the endless off piste in the Espace Killy. Leading Edge are passionate about helping you achieve your individual goals.

All instructors are fully certified to teach in France having achieved the highest British instructor qualification (BASI Level 4) and the French equivalent, so nothing gets lost in translation.

Mark Warner, HAT friends, off piste courses, Val disere, Tignes

Mark Warner have ski chalet hotels in a number of top resorts. Henry and his team will host exclusive Mark Warner off-piste weeks in the chalet hotels Le Val d’Isère and L’Ecrin. You’re guaranteed a fantastic week with a great balance of adventurous off-piste skiing and mountain education in a safe, fun and easy-going environment. During these off-piste weeks.  Mark Warner have some twin rooms for sole occupancy; book early to secure one of these rooms at no supplementary charge.

Ongosa, HAT friends, Find a ski instructor, off piste guides

Ongosa will find you an outstanding ski instructor or mountain guide.  They do all the searching for you. It’s the easy way to find your perfect snowboard or ski instructor or off-piste guide! Just let them know where you are going, which dates and what kind of instructor you want.  They do the legwork, using a hand-picked network of the most experienced, highest-rated mountain guides and specialist ski or snowboard instructors – just let them know exactly what you’d like.

Pro Snowboarding, HAT friends, snowboarding instructors, val disere,

Pro Snowboarding is a small team of highly experienced snowboarding instructors, who hold the top British and internationally recognised qualification (ISIA) and are fully licensed to work in France.  At Pro Snowboarding our mission is to deliver the best snowboard tuition available, tailored to your exact requirements.  The Pro Snowboarding Team commit to providing you with a safe, fun, learning experience.  English is our first language, so nothing is lost in translation.