Monthly Archives: November 2016

29 Nov 2016

Off-Piste Safety Video

Remind yourself of your avalanche safety techniques and how to use your equipment before you set out into the off-piste this winter with this little film from Bon Appetit Ski. Great if you need to practice your French too!

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Alternatively, book an off-piste adventure with us and we’ll teach you how to use your kit!

Happy Skiing #ortovox #safetyacademy

27 Nov 2016

BASI Time in Zermatt

  I am currently spending 4 weeks working in Zermatt, Switzerland.  The BASI Trainers conference started us off, which Dougie was along for too.  I was fortunate enough to be on the delivery team this year.  Fortunate because opportunities to challenge myself in this way don’t always come along often.  I was inspired working with the other members of the delivery team as well as learning a lot from facilitating our content and opening up discussions with so many experienced […]

05 Nov 2016

Ladies Ski Club Training Week

This past week I have been working on the Saas Fee glacier (Switzerland) with my good friend and Target Ski Training colleague Amanda Pirie.  For 5 years now we have been running this race training course in the Autumn, specifically designed for the Ladies Ski Club race team.  This year we had 9 female trainees out skiing slalom and giant slalom for 5 days in really good conditions. The snow was hard and the weather was particularly good for this […]