Gap Year in the Utah Mountains

What Employers Really Think of Your Gap Year

It's that time of year - exams are over and the wait begins. The big question on everyone's lips is: what next? Do I go to Uni, find a job or take a gap year? Are gap years worth it? Many people get caught in the trap of thinking "if I don't…
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.
Spring skiing in Lech, March 2018

The Easter Snow Report – 2nd April 2018

Get that SPF slathered on, as this week sees the re-emergence of the sun. We've missed it! Here come the goggle tans.
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.
Map of Switzerland Avalanche Risk March 2018

The Easter Snow Report - 26th March 2018

Easter has arrived in force, ushered in by a few days of unexpectedly nice weather. So what does the rest of Easter have in store?
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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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