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Do you ski off piste?
Would you like to understand the risks and know how to manage them so you can stay safe and have more fun?
We have discovered that if you enter avalanche terrain and do not apply good risk management then it is as risky as base jumping. However if you do apply good risk management, then it is no riskier than driving to the resort.
Watch Henry in this video where he explains the HAT approach to managing the risk and how we can help you to have more fun and stay safe at the same time. As we say.
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Experience the off piste and learn how to apply the HAT checklist and risk management on the snow. Spend time with Henry discovering the amazing off piste terrain in Val d’Isere and Tignes.
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Safety is Freedom defines an attitude and approach to risk management. Now we are launching these webinars to explore the subject of risk management and decision making through the experiences of people in adventure sports, business, finance, healthcare.
Every two weeks (or more often) we will speak with someone with experience and insights on managing risk and staying safe so you can have more fun or enjoy more success. Much of this will come from the world of snowsports and mountain adventure. https://t.co/bzSNQXJJyZ
Some more of our blog posts
Recent snowfalls of 10-20 cm above 2500 m have made for some great ski conditions in the last few days in the Northern French Alps. While current avalanche activity has been limited to a few areas mainly above 2500 m, e.g. Mont Blanc (the Vallée Blanche and above...
ACCIDENT REDUCTION IN THE COVID ERA ‘The biggest error would be to believe that we don’t make errors’
The Covid-19 problem that confronts us all in this time of uncertainty is a danger we can’t see. It's a danger that seems distant and, apart from the prevention measures imposed on us, it appears unlikely that it will have a direct effect on us. It doesn't really even...
Spring has suddenly turned back to Winter with plenty of snowfall above 1800 m or so in the Alps With all this snow predicted over the next few days (and the resulting avalanche activity that will be occurring as a direct result of the storm) , I thought this would be...
Higher overnight temperatures and cloudy skies have accelerated this phenomenon... a danger for those in 'confinement' in the higher altitude Alpine areas. For the significant amount of people still currently living at relatively high altitude (+/- 1800 m) in the...
The impact of Coronavirus has now forced France to close its ski resorts and ban ski touring. The official announcement was only made on Saturday night. Many holiday makers arrived on Saturday, to find their resort closed the next morning. Ski resorts have seen a mass...