Super Arcelle 4th Feb 2019
Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 7-13 Feb...

For Savoie and Northern French Alps Fantastic skiing available but many people are taking crazy risks, please read On Monday 4th February we picked up reports of 10 people caught in 4 separate accidental slab avalanches (‘acciden... Read More


Avalanche risk 5 on Friday 1st Feb 2019

Meteo France just put the avalanche danger rating up to 5 on North Facing slopes in the Haute Tarentaise and all slopes in other Savoie regions. Here is a translation of their words. This is strong language for the Haute Tarentaise. Th... Read More


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


The off piste awareness tour from Henry's Avalanche Talk
The Ortovox Off-piste Awareness Tour is ba...

Henry Schniewind will be visiting the UK from 23rd October to 26th November for a series of events that we call The ORTOVOX Off-piste Awareness tour. Henry will be visiting Covent Garden, Tamworth, Bristol, Manchester, St Pauls, Kendal... Read More


Snow & Weather Report 22 to 28 March
Off Piste Snow Report & Weather: 22 &...

This winter just keeps on giving! Off-piste snow report: 22 – 28 March for Savoie & Northern French Alps Someone suggested we should start publishing reports about spring, spring snow and melt-freeze cycles this week. Normal... Read More


Off Piste Weather & Snow Report
Off Piste Snow Report & Weather: 8 &#...

Milder temperatures and some snowfall up high Off-piste snow report: 8 – 14 March for Savoie & Northern French Alps The quality and quantity of off-piste snow above 1600 m remains great! As we set off first thing, the surface... Read More


Henry tells us what to look out for –...

Danger rating of 5 (out of 5) across much of the Alps today. Henry talks about following the resort safety advice. Risks are likely to increase today as the temperature rises bringing rain below 2000m leading to an increase in natural ... 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


Off Piste Snow & Weather: 7 – 1...

A snowy week ahead! Off-piste snow report: 7 – 13 Dec for Savoie & Northern French Alps We are due for fresh snow in the week ahead, which we need. Indeed, our friends at WeatherToSki are predicting the following (text in ita... Read More


Kendal Mountain Festival
Henry at ORTOVOX Snowsports Session, Kenda...

Henry will be presenting at the ‘ORTOVOX Snowsports Session’, at the Kendal Mountain Festival Saturday evening November 18th. He will be sharing his passion for off-piste through snippets from his Ride Hard, Ride Safe ... Read More