Henry’s 5 day course kicks off today

Henry’s 5 day course kicks off today

Henry was out today with the first clients on a new 5 day off piste course with Mark Warner.  Here are Andrew, Max, Michael and Yanna on the slopes with Henry. The intention of the course is to help skiers who want to go off piste be more confident that they can head...
Accident Reduction Framework

Accident Reduction Framework

Research has shown that checklists work to reduce errors that lead to accidents. This is very true for endeavours like off-piste skiing and the risk of avalanches. Many accidents can be avoided if you use a framework that helps you to consistently pay attention to...
Essentials Talk Quick Summary

Essentials Talk Quick Summary

Overview of Ride Hard ! Ride Safe The Essentials HAT Essentials avalanche talk summary. It depends on you …but you can still have a great time AND be safe off-piste. See how on our brief overview and new on-line talk below: You can watch the first 20 minutes of...
Henry’s 10 Top Tips to stay safe off piste

Henry’s 10 Top Tips to stay safe off piste

    Henry has written down and just published his top tips.  10 most important things to consider when entering the backcountry, or being on the mountain, from a safety perspective?  So I thought where better to share this than on...
Is skiing off piste as safe as driving a car?

Is skiing off piste as safe as driving a car?

The hypothesis At HAT we often make the statement that going off piste is no more dangerous than driving your car on the road. That is provided you have the right training and experience. We know off piste is more fun than driving.  Is it safer? This article examines...
Ortovox Avalanche Awareness Tour is back

Ortovox Avalanche Awareness Tour is back

Skiing off piste can be no more risky than driving your car on the road (and is a lot more fun) if you get the right training Henry Schniewind and the HAT team are back in the UK this Autumn to deliver the Ortovox Avalanche Awareness Tour at venues across the UK from...