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

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 ‘Avalanche Talk’ and the ORTOVOX Safety Academy with a large audience at the festival. photo JC SOUILLAC The ORTOVOX Snowsports Session takes place at the festival on Saturday November 18, 2017 starting at 8pm in Kendal Town Hall. It will b... Read More


Ortovox avalanche awareness tour
Ortovox Avalanche Awareness Tour 2016

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 Tour at venues across the UK from Fort William to Sandbanks and many cities in between including London, Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff and Bristol. The events kick off on 16th October and run through to 30th […]... Read More


Off Piste Snow Report : 5th – 9th March 2016

Extended Weather Forecast (as reported by Météo-France, Savoie) for Savoie and the N French Alps: Wintry weather with frequent snow showers, cold temperatures and light winds. Could make for some great off-piste skiing although the visibility may not be so great! Saturday 5th: Cloudy and cold. Snow showers in the mountains, and sometimes in the valley bottoms too. Sunday 6th & Monday 7th: Continuing cold and cloudy with snow showers in mountain areas. Fairly light winds... Read More


Ski the Smooth, Tips on Spring Skiing Off Piste (click here or see below)
Ski the Smooth, Tips on Spring Skiing Off Piste (click her...

Weather Forecast (as reported by Météo-France Savoie on 9th April 2014) for Savoie and the N French Alps A high pressure weather system is in place over the N French Alps bringing settled mild, sunny weather to our area.  Wednesday 9th: Tonight: Clear skies. Light refreeze at high altitude with temperatures: -2° at 2000 m, -3° at 3000 m. Thursday 10th: Sunny and mild. +20° in valley bottoms and 0° at 3000 m with moderate N to NW wi... Read More