From skiing and riding within the FIS rules of conduct to more complex issues like avalanche safety, there is plenty to consider when in comes to on mountain safety.
These resources are designed to offer a basic overview of safety in the mountains. For those starting out, learning to read a piste map is a key step, as it lets you know where you are and what terrain you are skiing on; important for making good decisions about where to ski and where to find help in an emergency. For more advanced skiers, the Club has designed a brief overview of avalanche safety, including decision making based on the four factors that influence avalanche risk; snow, weather, terrain and people.
Check out the resources below, and get in touch with us with any more questions you might have on staying safe in the mountains!