Henry Schniewind Off pIste
The ski helmet debate: Prevention should p...

As skiers, more and more of us are wearing helmets nowadays, particularly for use on the piste. But how about when we venture off-piste?  After discussion with Henry, here’s where he and the HAT team stand on the subject…... Read More

HAT Avalanche talk with ‘SHRED SAFE’ at Arctic Juice & Cafe
HAT Avalanche Talk with Shred Safe @ Arcti...

Free Off Piste Awareness Talk this Monday (18 Dec) in Val d’Isère!   HAT is teaming up with Shred Safe to do an Avalanche Talk in Arctic Juice & Cafe, Val d’Isère.  3 pm, Monday 18 December at Arctic Juice &... Read More

Ortovox transceiver training HAT
Sharpen your off-piste safety skills this ...

Check out our new avalanche awareness/off-piste safety courses in association with ORTOVOX Safety Academy! Coming to Val d’Isere/Tignes this season. When you go off-piste, it is essential to have the right safety equipment an... Read More

Ortovox ABS bag
Avalanche airbags on Airplanes

Taking your avalanche airbag system onto an airline is becoming a lot less problematic than it used to be. However, it’s still not entirely hassle-free. We do still sometimes come across people who’ve had difficulties getting these... Read More

Avalanche Airbag Systems – An Overvi...

Powder!   Many different statistics have been quoted about success rates of avalanche airbag systems in preventing fatalities. It all depends on how the data is collected and how it is filtered. However, even the most cynical expe... Read More