Off Piste Snow & Weather 23 February - 1 March
Off Piste Snow and Weather: 23 February &#...

A mixed bag of weather this week, with mild temperatures. Off-piste snow report for 23 February to 1 March Snow depths are below average for the time of season, with higher-altitude resorts faring best. We can ski down to around 1200... Read More


Off Piste Snow and Weather Report 16 - 22 February
Off Piste Snow and Weather 16 – 22 F...

Sunny days and settled weather ahead. After the shock of the Tignes avalanche accident, the off-piste snow stability will improve.  But there are still places where we need to be careful. There is a weakness in the snowpack that has ... Read More


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 decision... Read More


Fatal Avalanche in Tignes
Expert’s thoughts following Tignes a...

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). S... Read More


Fatal accident in Tignes
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 m... Read More


Off-piste
ESF Evening backcountry training – V...

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-p... Read More


Off Piste Snow Report 9 February
Off piste snow report and weather – ...

Nice off-piste conditions but caution required with a considerable avalanche risk. In this off piste snow report, snow depths are much improved. Drier weather and better visibility are on their way. Off-piste snow report 9 February It... Read More


Off piste snow report and weather – ...

Off-piste snow report – 2 to 8 February Off Piste Snow Depths (Haute Tarentaise) by Meteo France The best off-piste snow is to be found on N facing slopes above 2300 m. Here it has not been affected by recent rain, and is colder... Read More