NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

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...
TOP TIP: ‘Finding slope aspects using shadows from the sun’

TOP TIP: ‘Finding slope aspects using shadows from the sun’

Using a shadow to discover which direction a slope faces ! If you don’t have your GPS, compass or map, here’s an easy way of figuring out where those North’ish facing slope aspects are. (The ones that I talk about all the time!). WARNING: This only...
Live Online Talks: Off-Piste, Avalanche ‘Safety is Freedom’

Live Online Talks: Off-Piste, Avalanche ‘Safety is Freedom’

If you couldn't make our Talks this Autumn, but would like to attend or to recommend them to your friends, I'll be giving two further live talks next week. This time they will be Online Talks via Zoom, that you can watch in the comfort of your own home. These live...
HAT Avalanche Safety Talks & training with ICE

HAT Avalanche Safety Talks & training with ICE

For around 15 years now, Henry’s Avalanche Talk has been providing off-piste and ski touring avalanche safety awareness for the prestigious ICE programs. The International Centre of Excellence – ICE – is a European Business Partner of BASI. ICE have...