Off Piste Snow and Weather: 9 – 15 March

Off Piste Snow and Weather: 9 – 15 March

Much milder for the next few days. Maybe more snow showers from Sunday. Off-piste snow report for 9 – 15 March for Savoie & Northern French Alps This week it’s just kept on and on snowing. There is now a thick layer of recent snow (100 cm +) all over...
Lessons from the Tignes avalanche accident

Lessons from the Tignes avalanche accident

We don’t have a full picture from the investigation as yet. But it is possible to identify some lessons that we can learn based on what we do know about the Tignes avalanche accident. This post makes no comment about the decisions and actions of the victims as...
Expert’s thoughts following Tignes avalanche

Expert’s thoughts following Tignes avalanche

Following this week’s tragic Tignes avalanche, interesting words from expert Dominique Létang. In French. Dominique Létang, HAT Partner, is Director of L’Anena (French Association for the Study of Snow and Avalanches). Speaking on France Bleu Pays de...
Fatal Avalanche in Tignes 13 February 2017

Fatal Avalanche in Tignes 13 February 2017

Nine people caught, four dead, two safe, three more missing. Story by: Kenny Jesus, writing for the Mountain Echo (Val d’Isere/Tignes):  13 February 2017 (2 pm) Rescue services and helicopters quickly arrived on the scene this morning after a 400m wide avalanche...

Go Off-Piste with Henry : 24 – 26 March !

  Like to improve your off-piste skills and learn how to make safe decisions on the mountain? If you are an off-piste skier and in Val d’Isere/Tignes during the last week of March, our 3 day course could be for you!   From 24 to 26 March, Henry...