The new law regarding ski instructors teaching off-piste is now much more black and white than in previous years.
After a sunny spring period over the last two weeks we can now finally say that winter is back in Verbier. Yesterday morning the clouds came in and brought more than 40 cm of snow above 2,400 meters and about 15 cm in town. With mixed weather forecast over the coming days we are […]
Safety First Once you venture away from the pistes you are putting yourself in added danger: no longer will you be on slopes that are patrolled and avalanche-safe. Make sure you have the correct off- piste gear: a transceiver, shovel and probe, and that you know how to use them. It is highly recommended that […]
This year has seen an unprecedented number of of avalanche related fatalities in the European Alps as the snow conditions at the start of the season have promoted the formation of a very dangerous snow pack. With off-piste skiing becoming more accessible with the design of new rockered skis and the ever growing popularity of […]