Off-Piste Snow & Weather Report for Savoie & N French Alps 17 - 24 Jan
Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 17-24 Ja...

For Savoie and Northern French Alps Cold temperatures and a little more snowfall With some fresh top-ups of snow (anything between 5 to 40 cm) we’ve been finding some fantastic off-piste conditions over the last few days. There&#... Read More


Henry Schniewind Snowpack update
Snowpack update French Alps 14 January

Real risk of remote triggering, danger rating is now level 4 nearly everywhere Henry explains in this video Recently we have experienced some very cold weather -20C and colder at 2000m. This has rotted the old snow and created a very w... Read More


Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 10 - 17 January 2019 Savoie & N French Alps
Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 10 ̵...

For Savoie and Northern French Alps Fresh snow is on its way … but if we get a lot, expect instability above 2500 m The snow is coming. It looks like less stable weather now. But high pressure still dominates until 21st January. ... Read More


Off-piste snow report for Northern French ...

Special early preview video! For 10 – 17 January 2019 Complementary Video Update: Snow in the Northern French Alps! At long last snow is currently falling in the Northern French Alps! There’s likely only going to be 10 cm o... Read More


Henry discussing the weak layer in the snow pack

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Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 28th Dec...

For Savoie and the Northern French Alps Looks like a sunny start to the new year! Happy new year everyone! After a spate of gloomy mild weather with a rain/snow limit around 2500 m, the sun has made a welcome reappearance over the last... Read More


Off-Piste Snow & Weather Report
Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 21st Dec...

For Savoie and the Northern French Alps Milder days ahead, sun snow and rain What a great and varied off-piste week we’ve had! Conditions have sometimes been excellent with cold dry light powder skiing in good visibility (often b... Read More


Henry on the unstable snow pack
Update from Henry on the unstable snowpack

Henry just posted this video update on why the snowpack is very unstable right now. Why we should not be misled when other skiers go onto to steep slopes and nothing happens to them. Why this does not mean it is safe to go on to steep ... Read More


NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

Off-piste skiing and touring can be surprisingly safe (about the same risk as driving a car for one hour) if we regularly apply the risk reduction measures we learn in avalanche training. If we do not apply these measures, it can be s... Read More


Safety and service in Val d’Isère

The town of Val d’Isère is improving its end customer experience by making an extra effort to help foreign service providers to better know the town and be comfortable during their stay for the season. Part of the town’s &... Read More