Tinderbox Ski School Chamonix links to our ski industry friends, sponsors, products and resources.
Mountain Hardwear – Keeping us dry, warm and looking good. We really rate our mountain hardwear kit.
Profeet - The ski boot fitting specialists – Profeet specialise in custom fitting running shoes, cycle shoes, ski boots and other footwear for active people as well as custom bike fits. Our personal service, using cutting edge technology including video gait analysis and pressure-plate foot scanning, combined with our biomechanical expertise ensure that you experience the perfect fit.
K2 skis – For the finest range of skis – K2 was founded in 1962 by brothers Bill and Don Kirschner on Vashon Island, near Seattle, Washington. K2 is known for pioneering fiberglass ski technology, which has made skis significantly lighter and more lively than their wood and metal contemporaries. K2 Skis have gained worldwide recognition and are embraced by everyone from novices to Olympic champions to professional athletes.
Dalbello - Our ski boot of choice – Dalbello started making ski boots in the 70′s and are leaders in ski boot technology and inovation offering a range of boots for all levels of ability.
BCA- The best avalanche safety equipment and resouces around, bomber shovels, probs and transceivers that changed the game!
Planks clothing Ski clothing for real skiers just like you, brian child of UK pro freeskier Jim Adlington.
Chamonix Avalanche Forecast Updated daily this is the official French avalanche forecast, gives avalanche hazard rating, suspect aspects, trend, rescent snow falls and snow depths all in graphic form so even if you can’t read the French there’s still plenty of info to go on.
BCA - Lots of avalanche safety information and training – BCA is North America’s leading manufacturer of avalanche beacons, shovels, probes, snow study equipment, and avalanche airbags. We back our products up with solid customer service and education, including 60 BCA Beacon Training Parks worldwide and a wide range of learning and teaching materials.
Canadian Avalanche Association - Huge avalanche resource – The Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC) is a non-government, not-for-profit corporation established in 2004 to serve as Canada’s national public avalanche safety organization.
NZ Mountain safety council ‘Avalanche training’ – The Avalanche Programme is designed for people working in the mountain environment in a professional capacity. This could include ski patrollers, ski area staff, mountain guides, outdoor leaders, teachers, police, armed forces personnel and search and rescue teams. The courses are also open to the public who are interested in gaining further knowledge of avalanche safety.
SLF - Swiss institue of avalanche forecasting – National avalanche bulletin’s helpful when makeing your own avalanche hazard evaluation.
Europe weather charts mslp – Pressure charts can help you forecast the weather understanding these is a big step towards avalanche hazard evaluation.
Accomadation (chalet) Chamonix
Breathe and Believe – Owned and hosted by Mike & Jude combining fantastic accommodation and excellent service. Luxury Chalet Annabelle located centrally in the Chamonix Valley, nestled high in the French Alps. Just an hour from Geneva airport, the world famous Chamonix Valley sits under the gaze of Western Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc.
Nomadic ski – We specialise in luxury chalet holidays and short breaks in one of the world’s premier tourist destinations, Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France. Nomadic Ski has been operating in Chamonix for over 11 years and has grown into one of the valley’s premier luxury tour operators.
Demi Piste - We are Debbie and Al Johnston and together we own and run demipiste.com, specialising in chalet ski holidays in Chamonix. We both have a passion for skiing and snowboarding and since 2002 after years of corporate life in the service industry we pursued and succeeded in fulfilling our dream to run a ski chalet business in the French Alps
Ski Breezy Chalet D’Ile is a beautiful 10 bedded Chamonix chalet situated in a quiet residential area. It is within easy walking distance of Chamonix town centre and the Chamski bus stop. It is a 10 minute flat walk along the river from the chalet to Chamonix town.
Chalet La Foret Enchanting Chamonix chalet for ten, hot tub & sauna, close to ski lift & village with bars & restaurants, family friendly with enormous garden & spectacular views.
Accomadation (internationl ski holidays)
Powderbeds - Powderbeds is an online ski accommodation specialist offering a massive selection of apartments, hotels, condos and chalets located in the world’s best ski resorts in France, Switzerland, USA and Canada.
Ski Independence -
Sno – Online ski tour operator - From Aspen to Zermatt and everywhere in between, Sno ski holidays fly to more than a dozen countries from thirty UK regional airports.
Ellis Brigham - For all your equipment needs – Chris’s relationship with EB goes back a long way, from setting up and managing the freeski team and early EB freeski events back in the day, to grass roots marketing and buying support for the retails stores and WhiteBook.
Backcountry UK- Specialist off-piste and backcountry ski shop, great advice and sevice.
Putney Chiropractic centre – London Chiropractors based in Putney, South West London. Have been caring for your back pain, neck pain, headaches, sciatica and more since 1987. Everyone is welcome and they have a special interest in family wellness, babies, pregnancy and sports and winter sports performance.
Fall line skiing Magazine – A UK ski magazine classic
NZ Skier – NZ’s No1 ski magazine and websites
Soulsports - Sports managment – online athlete profiles
Dark summer – Ski magazine and website