Chamonix Valley
VALLORCINE
ARGENTIÈRE
CHAMONIX
LES HOUCHES
Ski area

To ski safe you need to know the safety procedures.

Come and join us to be educated on the safety aspects of skiing off-piste.

If you are a regular skier you will know the dangers of skiing off-piste  Whilst every precaution is made by the authorities to blow snow to avoid avalanche risks, you are personally invited by esf to learn more about your own safety. 

This is why we are offering you a mini training course to give you access to everything that skiers should know before they embark off-piste.

Learn the meaning and practices used including, DVA, ARVA, BERA, Air-bag and other technologies. Discover how to use this equipment and all safety elements for the practice of ski touring and off-piste skiing.

Knowing what to do in those unsuspected circumstances of an avalanche or accident could save lives!
Safety Training
Starting from
35€
Safety Training
all snow, all terrain
GRADE 1
2 hours - Evening or Day
FORCE: 1/5
LEVEL: 1/5
GROUP: 4 to 8 persons
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The Training Agenda

  • Welcoming clients to the programme.
  • Presentation of each aspect of safety including the expectations and practices.
  • PowerPoint presentation to support the different elements and aspects around the safety of off-piste skiing and ski touring.
  • Presentation of safety equipment.
  • Demonstration of the use of the transceiver.
  • Demonstration of the use of the probe.
  • Demonstration of the use of the shovel.
  • Sending the alert message.
  • Technical and risk management
  • Mountain and snow (snow, mountain environment, weather, avalanche).

The Safety Elements

  • The PowerPoint presentation with images and videos.
  • The DVA.
  • How to react quickly under dangerous circumstances. 
  • The Air-bag.

The Equipment

  • Ski outfit
  • Gloves
  • Cap


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Maison de la Montagne - Place de l'Eglise - 74400 Chamonix