Ski Safety

Skiing and snowboarding is considered an extreme sport, and it’s worth considering ways to keep yourself safe on the mountain — regardless of your ability or ski level. Here, we’ve outlined a few pointers to keep in mind when heading to the slopes this season.

When venturing out for long days on the snow and covering miles of varying terrain, it’s advisable to take a rucksack with a few essentials packed in.

• Water & snacks
• Piste map
• Mobile phone
• Shovel (off-piste)
• Avalanche transceiver (off-piste)
• Handheld GPS (off-piste)
• Ski probe (off-piste)
• Avalanche airbag (off-piste)

**Before you head out on the slopes each day, check for weather warnings and potential piste closures.
**Always be accompanied by an experienced guide when heading on off-piste trails, and be fully aware of the daily avalanche risk.
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