The Ultimate Guide to Mountain Safety: Intro
Wed, 2014-11-05 16:36 — kstuart
Whether you’re preparing for your very first ski holiday or you’ve been hitting the hill for a while now, mountain safety is as important for beginners as it is for the intermediates and beyond. From knowing how to prepare (and what to wear) on your first trip up the mountain to safety advice for off-piste jaunts, this Interactive Resorts guide looks at the rules, the gear and the knowledge you need to make your time on the mountain as safe as it is fun.
Specialising in catered ski chalets and hotel holidays, Interactive Resorts lives, eats and breathes everything ski and snowboard related. Offering a huge range of ski properties in resorts across Europe, Canada and the US, we’ve been helping people hit the powder in popular resorts like Meribel and Val-d'Isère in France and the ever-lively St. Anton in Austria since 2004.
Our clients benefit from the best prices for their ski holiday along with our team’s encyclopedic resort knowledge. This ultimate guide to mountain safety is just one of the free resources we’re happy to hand out to our readers and clients worldwide.
While the International Ski Federation sets out 10 rules to bear in mind once you’re on the mountain, there’s no shortage of things you need to know before your boots even touch a flake of snow to ensure you’re mountain-ready from a safety point of view.
In this comprehensive guide, split into three parts, you’ll learn everything from how to ensure you get the right ski gear to how to stay safe in the back country. If it could, might (or shouldn’t) happen on a ski holiday, you’ll find it among the pages of this guide...