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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Travel to Alpine destinations, at the time of this writing, is uncertain to say the least. It seems to be limited to France and Italy if you want to avoid quarantines, lockdowns and direct hints of further immanent restrictions in the very near future. That's a...
During lockdown, Henry had time to consider what works to help people apply their knowledge and stay safe off-piste. He also noticed what does not work. We held a webinar in which we will interview Henry to find out what he concluded. This is a preview of a number of...
My good friend, screamin' - extreme skiing - Dan Egan will be in the UK on tour for his new book: 30 Years in a White Haze. Events include Monday October 25th in Manchester and Wednesday October 27th in London. I met Dan in high school in Boston, USA where we raced...
Very few avalanche deaths or accidents occur in wet snow conditions. "So we don't need to worry about wet snow avalanches at all?" you may well ask. The answer is "Yes we do"!! The tricky thing seems to be that even though there are more avalanches in wet snow...
ORTOVOX Free Touring Image The number of avalanche accidents, injuries and deaths last season went far beyond the averages for France, Switzerland and the USA. It was one of the worst seasons in fifty years for those countries. Other countries are likely to report...