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How To Backflip

Doing a backflip on skis is a milestone achievement for any freeskier, and it's a trick that requires more commitment to face our own fears than actual technical skills or ability. We're going to break down how to do a backflip into smaller…
Millet Ski Touring with the Three Sarahs, Alfie and Tullah
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Is Ski Touring Actually Worth It?

How can you justify going uphill when there are perfectly useable lifts? Do you have to wear lycra? Is it really worth it? 
Gordon Porteous looks across the Argentiere Glacier, Chamonix, April 2017

Human Aspects of Avalanche Safety – Planning Ahead

The final part of the series looks at some of the things that we can do to avoid the traps and improve how we operate in the backcountry.
Mandy Martin contemplates the Grand Combin from the Combe de Drône, Bourg St Bernard, March 2018

Human Aspects of Avalanche Safety – Heuristics

Whilst dangers are always present in the mountains, with or without us being there; risks and heuristics traps are things that we create for ourselves.
Marco Furio, behind Mont Fort, Verbier, January 2018

Human Aspects of Avalanche Safety – Terminology

Statistics show that 90% of the people in avalanches have caused those avalanches. But how did those people end up there? David Roberts looks at the role terminology and translation play in assessing avalanche danger.
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What’s Next After A Ski Instructor Course?

With the sun beginning to shine and spring just around the corning our instructor courses are drawing to and end. So what’s next for our trainees after their courses finish?
New Gen instructors with off piste group
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How Much Can You Earn As A Ski Instructor?

How much can you earn as a ski instructor? This is possibly one of the most important questions that we never get asked.

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