Broken River: Avalanche Skills Course 1

calendar Tuesday, 13 August 2024

location State Highway 73, Selwyn,
New Zealand

Gain the skills to stay safe and have fun in the backcountry. Improve your backcountry skiing/boarding, travel and understanding of avalanche terrain under the expert guidance of professionals.

A must if you're thinking of going backcountry. Learn the basics of avalanches and learn to ski/ride with ease and efficiency in challenging backcountry conditions on our 2 day - 1 night course.

The course starts with a half-day off-piste course to improve your skiing skills. The avalanche component of the course starts after lunch. This Mountain Safety Council-accredited ASC1 course takes you through the basics of avalanche information.

The second day is a hands-on day where you learn to identify avalanche terrain and safe travel zones, as well as how to use avalanche safety equipment and rescue techniques.

Competent skiers and snowboarders are welcome, we also open to adult age group, the general public and club members alike.

Registrations are recommended through emailing

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Additional Information

  • Tuesday, 13 August 2024 , 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday, 14 August 2024 , 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Tuesday, 3 September 2024 , 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday, 4 September 2024 , 9:00am - 4:00pm
Pricing Information

Cost: $570.00
Includes 1 nights catered accommodation, lift passes, course fees and tow belt hire.

Registration is essential.