The off piste awareness tour from Henry's Avalanche Talk
The off piste awareness tour

At HAT we used to call our talks “avalanche talks” because they were primarily about avoiding avalanche danger. We now prefer to call them “off piste awareness talks”. We have evolved our training and events to be not just about avalanches, but about making the most of the off-piste. Off-piste is about discovering more of the mountain, it is about getting more from your skiing and for many helps them fall back in love with the sport. This is why we d... Read More


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

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 than you can read in the press reports and in the Mountain Echo.  Most importantly no-one was seriously hurt.  Although I imagine many were very shocked.  We do not expect avalanches to cross the piste.  There will be an official investigati... Read More


Henry's Avalanche Talk, Ride Hard Ride Safe The Essentials
White Monday seems better than Black Friday

Promotion extended to 9pm 29th November After all the Black Friday mania over the weekend, we thought HAT should go for WHITE MONDAY, it seems more appropriate and a much better way to celebrate the start of the season. For one day only on Monday 28th November we are offering massive discounts on our online talks  and training and our UK transceiver training PROMO CODE for all these offers is HATWHITE UK Transceiver Training click here 20% off all tickets for Uk transceiver... 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