Essential training and advice for off piste skiers
Stay safe and have fun
Safety is Freedom
Know where to go and when?
Be well prepared
Accident Reduction Framework
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.
Safety is Freedom
Here are 5 ways we can help you
Attend our talks to learn how to apply the ACCIDENT REDUCTION FRAMEWORK so you can make going off piste no more risky than driving to the resort. You can come to live events or via Zoom webinar
Come skiing with Henry Experience the off piste and learn how to apply the HAT checklist and risk management on the snow. Discover the amazing off piste terrain in Val d’Isere and Tignes.
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Looks like the season might actually happen! So we have just posted details of this years UK training events for the Autumn. You can see it all on this webpage
Henry has developed an ACCIDENT REDUCTION FRAMEWORK and this will be explained in all the talks. https://t.co/vhS32UlYXi
Some more of our blog posts
... in the Northern French Alps and surrounding areas - worth noting, following and learning from. "But", you may say, "Every year there's a weak layer - it's always there". Yes, but every year 'the weak layer' is different. Plus, weak layers can evolve with new ones...
Are you able to locate and dig out your friend or family member in 15 mins?
More snow on the way for the "opening" of the ski areas, but not the ski-lifts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ToRfZlOWkM The avalanche danger rating has decreased from a 4 last Sunday to a 2 below 2300 m and a 3 at altitudes higher than this. The lower rating of 2...
Next Event 21st December 2020 @ 1700 GMT Safety is Freedom defines an attitude and an approach to risk management. We have talked about this at Henry's Avalanche Talk ever since we started. Now we produce webinars to explore the subject of risk management and decision...
https://youtu.be/muUiJHRbBXY Here we see some skiers entering an area that is normally pisted and patrolled, but is not now due to COVID closures. Why does it release? It is a potent combination that makes it so unstable. A weak layer due to a long period of November...