Broken River: Five Day Backcountry Avalanche Skills Course 2

calendar Tuesday, 23 July 2024 - Saturday, 27 July 2024

location Broken River Ski Area, State
Highway 73, Canterbury, New Zealand

This amazing hands-on comprehensive course is aimed at recreational skiers/riders looking to an in-depth knowledge for safe backcountry touring.

Gain the skills to stay safe and have fun in the backcountry!

Improve your ski skills and confidence to enjoy the varied conditions that off-piste skiing presents.

Day One: gain confidence and technique to improve your off-piste riding

Day Two - Five: analyse the snowpack, study snow profiles and practise snow tests to better understand snow conditions, assess slope stability, terrain analysis & route finding out on the slopes. Choose safe routes and travel safely in avalanche terrain and tour to different locations to put into practise what has been learnt.

We welcome adult age group, competent skiers and snowboarders, also open to the general public and club members alike.

Registration is essential via emailing

We start the course each day at 9.00am and finish at 4.00pm.

Additional Information

Pricing Information

Cost: $1970.00 Includes 5 nights' catered accommodation, lift passes, 4 packed lunches, course material and fees, and tow belt hire.

On Going

calendar Thursday, 25 July 2024, 9:00am - 4:00pm


from $1970 - 1970 NZD


Phone: +6433188713