Learning to ski off-piste can seem quite daunting, however there has probably never been an easier time to learn to ski off-piste. The latest fat skis, comfy boots, easy to use avalanche equipment, experienced skilled guides and off-piste coaches means that your first off-piste adventure should be very enjoyable experience.
As a beginner off-piste skier you should feel safe with all the new available safety equipment and choose a guide or coach who will take you to some gentle beginner off-piste terrain. This combined with the latest skis should help to make the first time in the powder fun and memorable. The best time to learn to ski powder is on a piste directly after a fresh snowfall.
Below are a few tips to help you prepare for your first adventure off-piste and to help build your confidence.