Backcountry Skills for Skiers and Snowboarders

Intro To Ski Touring

Here’s a new course for 2017 to help build your confidence in the backcountry and get you started ski touring. Covering your ski touring equipment and becoming efficient in its use, skinning technique, basic avalanche awareness, route planning and safe travel techniques; This course aims to help splitboarders and ski tourers alike. We also aim to improve your skiing with tips and tricks to help your ski a little outside your comfort zone.

If you’re already familiar with the basics of ski touring and want to learn more for glacier travel or bagging peaks then the 5 Day Ski and Snowboard Mountaineering course below is for you.

Course Fee

$499 gst incl.
Course fees include instruction, accommodation only Friday night, Saturday night accommodation and all meals Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon. A meal Friday night can be provided for an additional $30

Course Dates, 2017

July 8-9
August 12-13
August 26-27

Course Instructor

TBC

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5 Day Ski & Snowboard Mountaineering

This course is designed for skiers and snowboarders who wish to develop their experience and technical expertise in the backcounty. Some aspects of the course will be optional, but it will be possible for you to learn essential survival skills, spend a night in a snow cave, learn what to do when travelling on ridges and glaciers, avalanche awareness and many other skills for skiers and boarders wanting to go back country. We aim to provide you with a five-day course that will allow you to safely explore the mountains off the beaten trail.

Course Fee

$1250 gst incl.
Course fees include instruction, accommodation and meals whilst staying in the mountain lodge.

Course Date, 2017

July 24-28
August 24-28
September 11-15

Course Instructor

TBC

More Information and Booking

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Click here for course programme and gear list.

 

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