Spring skiing off-piste
Spring skiing tips, Ski the Smooth

Spring snow conditions are here now! Here are some ideas about how to have fun and be safe on spring snow! Understand ‘melt-freeze cycles’ and have fun with spring snow!   Off-piste spring snow is one of the best things th... Read More


Shred Safe makes The Essentials talk free for one week
Shred Safe makes The Essentials talk free ...

  Mountain safety is no joke. Shred Safe aims to maximize your fun and minimize your risks by offering free avalanche training and mountain safety courses. Shred Safe have worked with HAT so you can watch Ride Hard Ride Safe ̵... Read More


Off Piste Snow and Weather: 23 - 29 March
Off Piste Snow & Weather: 23 – ...

Variable off piste conditions for the week ahead, with fresh snow for some! Off-piste snow report: 23 – 29 March for Savoie & Northern French Alps Following a week of spring off piste snow conditions, it looks as if we’... Read More


Off Piste Snow and Weather: 16 - 22 March
Off Piste Snow and Weather: 16 – 22 ...

Very mild temperatures. Cloudy weekend with possible very light sprinklings of snow at high altitude. Off-piste snow report for 16 – 22 March for Savoie & Northern French Alps With recent very mild temperatures the thick la... Read More


Check out our on-line info & training!
Check out our on-line info & training!

Not able to attend a talk or course? Check out our on-line info & training!   Thank you to everyone who is interested in a talk and/or an on snow course. Our courses and talks are almost completely full until this coming autum... Read More


Off Piste Snow and Weather: 9 - 15 March
Off Piste Snow and Weather: 9 – 15 M...

Much milder for the next few days. Maybe more snow showers from Sunday. Off-piste snow report for 9 – 15 March for Savoie & Northern French Alps This week it’s just kept on and on snowing. There is now a thick layer o... Read More


piste patrol rescue Tignes Avalanche
Henry Schniewind on Sky News about Tignes ...

Tignes avalanche March 7th 2017, Carline Piste Henry was interviewed today on Sky News about the Tignes avalanche on the Carline piste.  You can watch the interview here What do we know about this avalanche event?  Well not any more ... Read More


Avalanche Bulletin Savoie March 8th
Translation of Avalanche Bulletin for 8th ...

Haute Tarentaise – Savoie – risk is high, level 4 Read the original avalanche bulletin here The snow pack will start to settle but we have a thick layer of recent snow (up to 100 cm) which is very unstable. This is why we s... Read More


Snowy March 6th Val d'Isere
High avalanche risk Tuesday 7th March R...

Risk of avalanche is high or very high on Tuesday There have been two avalanche accidents in Italy in the past 3 days.  See reports here and here.  Meteo France have just issued the bulletin click here and warning for Tuesday 7th Mar... Read More


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Crazy snowy March ahead. Has winter shifte...

Off piste snow and weather outlook Apologies for the shortage of weather forecasts in the past month, this was because the patterns were very unpredictable and I was not certain of any predictions.  Without a reliable promise of snow,... Read More