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Avalanche Awareness and Get Fit Talks

The Ski Club has teamed up with Henry’s Avalanche Talk (HAT), Warren Smith and Snow+Rock to run a series of talks this season. Learn about off-piste and avalanche awareness this autumn and get fit for the season with these handy events…

Avalanche!
Off-piste and avalanche awareness talks with HAT where you will learn about avalanche survival and how to avoid them in the first place! These informative talks will follow a similar format to the HAT talks in Val d’Isère and Chamonix and will include outstanding video and photo footage.

The talks are taking place at Snow+Rock stores in Kensington, Bristol and Port Solent, GJs bar in Wandsworth and Ride Snow shop in Poole. At the talks in Poole there will also be the chance to take part in practical avalanche transceiver searches on Sandbanks beach.


Get fit!
Fitness and biomechanics talks with Warren Smith.

The off-piste and avalanche awareness talks at Snow+Rock are complemented by two talks at Kensington Snow+Rock and the Chill Factore store in Manchester with professional free-skier Warren Smith. He will be give an insight into ski biomechanics and fitness with the help of chartered physiotherapist Lucy McDonald from BodyFactor.



Talk dates and locations:

Tuesday 28th October: Prepare for Snow talk series, Chill Factore Snow+Rock store
6pm-8.30pm, Pre-ski fitness and ski biomechanics with top ski instructor Warren Smith

Wednesday 29th October: Prepare for Snow talk series, Kensington Snow+Rock store
6pm-8.30pm, Pre-ski fitness and ski biomechanics with top ski instructor Warren Smith

Sunday 2nd November 2008: Ride Snow, Poole
1pm-4pm, Sandbanks Beach, Poole: Avalanche transceiver search & on beach (“beeper training”)
6pm-8.30pm, Le Bateau Bar & Bistro, Poole: Standard ‘Ride Hard ! Ride Safe’ HAT

Monday 3rd November 2008: Ride Snow, Poole
6pm-8pm, Le Bateau Bar & Bistro, Poole: Standard Talk summary followed by Advanced ‘Ride Hard ! Ride Safe’ HAT

Thursday 6th November 2008: Snow+Rock, Port Solent
6pm-8.30pm, Snow+Rock store, Kensington: Standard talk ‘Ride Hard ! Ride Safe’ HAT

Saturday 8th November 2008: Ride Snow, Poole
1pm-4pm, Sandbanks Beach, Poole: Beeper training

Sunday 9th November 2008: Ride Snow, Poole
1pm-4pm, Sandbanks Beach, Poole: Beeper training

Tuesday 11th November 2008: Snow+Rock, Bristol
6pm-8.30pm, Snow+Rock store Bristol: Standard talk ‘Ride Hard ! Ride Safe’ HAT

Wednesday 12th November 2008: Snow+Rock, Kensington
6pm-8.30pm, Snow+Rock store, Kensington: Standard talk ‘Ride Hard ! Ride Safe’ HAT

Sunday 16th November 2008: GJ’s, London
6pm-8.30pm, GJ’s, Wandsworth: Standard Talk ‘Ride Hard ! Ride Safe’ HAT

Tuesday 18th November 2008: GJ’s, London
6pm-8.30pm, GJ’s, Wandsworth: Standard Talk Summary followed by Advanced talk ‘Ride Hard ! Ride Safe’ HAT

Tickets start at £5, with all proceeds going to Disability Snowsport UK. Book yours now…

For talks taking place at Snow+Rock stores call 0845 100 1000 or go to snowandrock.com to book your spot.
For GJ’s talks, go to skiclub.co.uk
For Ride Snow talks, so to ridesnow.co.uk

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