Dan Egan has teamed up with Henry Schniewind in Val d’Isère to run an off-piste and avalanche awareness clinic from the 18th to 25th of March. Days will be spent on the terrain skiing off-piste and learning about the mountains.
Henry Schniewind hunting powder with clients
The course will present route finding, avalanche search and rescue using beepers, hazard and snowpack stability evaluation. The Clinic promises to be a fun and practical way of approaching off-piste and the subject of safety too. There will be two evening avalanche awareness talks.
Henry Schniewind is an avalanche expert and off-piste ski instructor working for the Alpine Experience collective. He has also developed his unique avalanche talks which have been running for a number of years in Val d’Isère and have expanded to Ste Foy and Méribel this season.
Dan Egan, founder of Egan Entertainment Network, Inc. and one of the pioneers of the term “X-Treme Skiing” , markets and promotes skiing around the world. He has skied the world and featured in 12 Warren Miller films, Dan is also co-author of “All Terrain Skiing” and “Courage to Persevere”. He is an award winning film producer and has been nominated for 3 Emmy Awards.