Off Piste Snow & Weather: 7 – 1...

A snowy week ahead! Off-piste snow report: 7 – 13 Dec for Savoie & Northern French Alps We are due for fresh snow in the week ahead, which we need. Indeed, our friends at WeatherToSki are predicting the following (text in ita... Read More


Kendal Mountain Festival
Henry at ORTOVOX Snowsports Session, Kenda...

Henry will be presenting at the ‘ORTOVOX Snowsports Session’, at the Kendal Mountain Festival Saturday evening November 18th. He will be sharing his passion for off-piste through snippets from his Ride Hard, Ride Safe ... Read More


Ellis Brigham Snowfest 2017
London Snowfest 2017 at Ellis Brigham

At HAT we’re all about helping you enjoy your skiing and adventure more. That’s why we’re involved with Ellis Brigham’s ‘Snowfest 2017’ week.  They have plenty happening in their London stores to w... 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 2 February
Henry’s 5 day course kicks off today

Henry was out today with the first clients on a new 5 day off piste course with Mark Warner.  Here are Andrew, Max, Michael and Yanna on the slopes with Henry. The intention of the course is to help skiers who want to go off piste be ... Read More


Off piste checklist - quick reference guide
Off piste checklist and quick reference gu...

Research has shown that checklists work to reduce errors that lead to accidents. This is very true for endeavours like off-piste skiing and the risk of avalanches, many accidents can be avoided if you use a framework that helps you to ... Read More


HAT essentials talk -summary
Essentials Talk Quick Summary

Overview of Ride Hard ! Ride Safe The Essentials HAT Essentials avalanche talk summary. It depends on you …but you can still have a great time AND be safe off-piste. See how on our brief overview and new on-line talk below: You c... Read More


Henry Schniewind Off pIste
Henry’s 10 Top Tips to stay safe off...

    Henry has written down and just published his top tips.  10 most important things to consider when entering the backcountry, or being on the mountain, from a safety perspective?  So I thought where better to sha... Read More


off piste powder hat ski group
Is skiing off piste as safe as driving a c...

The hypothesis At HAT we often make the statement that going off piste is no more dangerous than driving your car on the road. That is provided you have the right training and experience. We know off piste is more fun than driving.  I... Read More


Ortovox avalanche awareness tour
Ortovox Avalanche Awareness Tour is back

Skiing off piste can be no more risky than driving your car on the road (and is a lot more fun) if you get the right training Henry Schniewind and the HAT team are back in the UK this Autumn to deliver the Ortovox Avalanche Awareness T... Read More