Cheeseman: Four Day Avalanche Skills Course

calendar Thursday, 5 September 2024

location Mt Cheeseman Ski Field Road, Castle Hill, New Zealand

The Four Days Avalanche Skills Course is aimed at experienced tourers, the course will provide a hands-on approach to alpine travel and snow assessment. The Course is run by Anna Keeling Guiding and based at Cheeseman Ski Area, staying at Snowline Lodge.

Who is it for?

It is designed for individuals who spend time traveling in an alpine environment, outside of ski area boundaries who are wanting to increase their knowledge and decision-making capabilities.

The course will suit those who have a basic understanding of avalanche phenomena and spend time traveling in alpine terrain as part of tramping trips, hunting, mountaineering, skiing, snowboarding or other outdoor experiences.

This course is not for walkers however - everyone must be on skis or snowboards and must be of an intermediate or better standard in all snow conditions. You will be out all day, you will be hiking on skins.

See HERE for information on fitness, ski ability, and gear hire.

Open to the general public, for those competent in the mountain and capable of skiing or snowboarding in adventurous off-piste terrain.

Register online with a limit of 6 people per guide.

Additional Information

  • Thursday, 5 September 2024 , 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday, 6 September 2024 , 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday, 7 September 2024 , 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday, 8 September 2024 , 9:00am - 4:00pm
Pricing Information

Register online with a limit of 6 people per guide.
Event starts 9.00am and finishes 4.00pm daily