Off Piste Snow Report : 31st January - 4th February, 2015

Val d Isere before the storm 28 Jan - photo by Chris Souillac


Off Piste Snow Report : 24th - 28th January, 2015

A bit of fresh snow in Val. Photo today by Chris Souillac


Off Piste Snow Report : 17th - 21st January, 2015

Examining the snowpack layers during course this week.


Avalanche Foglietta North January 5th 2015 Ste Foy Tarentaise

Foglietta Avalanche 5th January 2015

We have created an educational video about this accident.  You can watch it here

 This was recorded on the North Face of the Foglietta near Ste Foy in the Tarentaise. The video is followed by an analysis and discussion led by Henry Schniewind and involving one of the members of the group who were caught by this avalanche.
This product is designed to highlight some critical lessons that can be drawn from a major avalanche accident. No-one was killed fortunately, but two people were buried and several were injured.
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Off Piste Snow Report : 3rd - 7th January, 2015

Borsat West Tignes Typical Skier Triggered Slab Avalanche This Past Week A Bjorklund Photo


Henry's One Day Off-Piste Course, 12th January - spaces still available!

Escape the beaten track

You love going off piste, but do you really know if it's safe out there?

Henry's one day off-piste courses are all about increasing your mountain awareness, learning how to manage the risk and enjoying the best snow we can find!

This one day course in the Espace Killy concentrates on getting through all the crucial safety/risk management points you need to consider when going off-piste. We take key components from Henry's Avalanche Talk and put them into practice on the mountain - issues such as safe route selection, etc.
off piste avalanche Henry's Avalanche Talk

Off Piste Snow Report : 27th - 31st December 2014

Snow paintings by Simon Beck, Borsat in Val dIsere. Photo by The Echo magazine, Val d Isere


Off Piste Snow Report : 20th - 24th December 2014

Atmospheric light. Photo by Wayne Watson 17 Dec,


Off Piste Snow Report : 13th - 17th December 2014

Ski touring 10 Dec 14 - Wayne Watson photo,


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