Utah celebrates a season with zero avalanche deaths

Utah celebrates a season with zero avalanche deaths

Report from Back Country Magazine What a success for the Utah Avalanche Centre and their work to educate backcountry skiers. We have yet to make this kind of progress in Europe. But we are getting there and awareness is increasing. However there is a long way to go to...
ESF Evening backcountry training – Val d’Isère

ESF Evening backcountry training – Val d’Isère

Backcountry skiing awareness sessions are happening with the ESF Val d’Isère and HAT this season at 6 pm every Monday in the Jardin d’Enfant cabin. The goal is to help people better understand, and thus better enjoy, off-piste skiing. We’re...
Off piste snow report and weather – Increased avalanche risk

Off piste snow report and weather – Increased avalanche risk

A lot of snow, wind & increased avalanche risk! We’re expecting up to 50 cm of fresh snow over the next couple of days in the French N Alps. Clearly the snow dance worked! Off-piste snow report for 12 – 18 January Up to now, small amounts of recent...
When will it snow again?

When will it snow again?

Remember all the excitement about the early season snow in November. Seems a long way away. Apparently, this is the longest dry period for many years. It has not really snowed since November. However, I can remember 1991 when it was worse! BUT THE WEATHER IS CHANGING...
White Monday seems better than Black Friday

White Monday seems better than Black Friday

Promotion extended to 9pm 29th November After all the Black Friday mania over the weekend, we thought HAT should go for WHITE MONDAY, it seems more appropriate and a much better way to celebrate the start of the season. For one day only on Monday 28th November we are...