Off Piste Safety and Avalanche Awareness
Ideal for more experienced skiers, snowboarders, seasonaires and locals who are starting to ski more and more off-piste. These affordable introductory sessions run regularly, usually every Wednesday afternoon and offer information and tuition on the following:
Tips on forecasting and planning before you hit the slopes.
Theory on off-piste and backcountry dangers. The relevance of aspect, weather conditions and terrain shapes.
Snowpack analysis techniques.
Safety Equipment introduction, functions and procedures.
These classes are open to both skiers and snowboarders from intermediate standard and above. Meet at our meeting point on the Avoriaz Plateau. You will need an Avoriaz lift pass, warm clothing and a backpack.
Full safety equipment provided. If you have your own we recommend bringing to help you familiarise yourself with the equipment you are most likely to use!