Off-piste awareness and fun
Last Chance to attend this year’s UK Avalanche Aware...

Just two weeks left to attend one of our UK avalanche awareness talks! Transceiver training continues most weekends. Snow’s been falling in the Alps (and Cairngorm), with more due! Maybe your thoughts, like ours, are turning to all those off-piste adventures that lie ahead. Our last two weeks of multi-media avalanche awareness talks move on to London, the Midlands and Cambridge. If you’re in one of those areas, why not tell your friends and come along? Updated e... Read More


Ortovox Avalanche Awareness Tour UK
ORTOVOX Avalanche Awareness Tour Update

Our UK Ortovox Avalanche Awareness Tour events are in full swing with sold-out avalanche talks this week in Covent Garden, London! Display Ortovox Avalanche Awareness tour UK Please come along to one of our events to brush up your off-piste skills pre-season: All info and tickets here.  Thanks to everyone for the great questions last week at our talks in Chester and Manchester. We are really enjoying our transceiver events in the Ortovox Avalanche Awareness Tour too, wit... 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 can watch the first 20 minutes of The Essentials talk in the video clip below for FREE.  If you then want to watch the whole Essentials Talk see RIDE HARD ! RIDE SAFE – THE ESSENTIALS  (Part 1 is free and parts […]... Read More


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

    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 share this than on www.henrysavalanchetalk.com KNOW the danger rating definitions for the 5 international avalanche danger levels. READ the official avalanche forecast bulletin for your area/region the evening before you head out . Go with PEOPLE w... Read More


probing for avalanche victim
What is “going a little bit” off-piste. Is it ...

A little bit of off-piste Skiers and boarders know there is a risk from avalanches if they go off-piste.  For many this means they will only go off piste with a guide and will not venture into the backcountry without professional help. And if you have no training and do not have a lot of experience of going off-piste, this is a very wise precaution.  On the other hand many people go and do “a little bit of off-piste”.  It is commonly […]... Read More