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Off piste snow report and weather forecast

Snow conditions in the Alps are exceptional for mid-November! This off-piste snow report bodes extremely well for the opening of the winter ski season. The fresh snow looks awesome, and we’ve heard some great reports. No doubt some of you who are already in the alps will be tempted to get your skins out for some pre-season ski touring. Tip 1 of the week We do not agree with some people’s view that you shouldn’t go out on the mountain yet. However, with ... Read More


Ortovox transceiver training HAT
Sharpen your off-piste safety skills this season!

Check out our new avalanche awareness/off-piste safety courses in association with ORTOVOX Safety Academy! Coming to Val d’Isere/Tignes this season. When you go off-piste, it is essential to have the right safety equipment and to really know how to use it. In our course with the ORTOVOX Safety Academy you will learn the essentials of staying safe when you go off-piste. We will teach you the basics of modern risk management. This includes some facts about snow and a... Read More


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


Off-piste
Evening backcountry training – Val d’Isère

Backcountry skiing awareness sessions are happening with the ESF Val d’Isère and HAT this season. The goal is to help people better understand, and thus better enjoy, off-piste skiing. We’re thrilled to be involved in the English production of backcountry skiing awareness sessions with the ESF Val d’Isère. Watch a brief video on risk avoidance off-piste, followed by a transceiver training on the snow. Happening every Monday during the season (from mid-Decem... 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