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4 Day Backcountry Avalanche Course

4 Day Backcountry Avalanche Course

The 4 day Backcountry Avalanche Course is a comprehensive backcountry avalanche skills course. The 4 day Backcountry Avalanche  Course is for recreational backcountry skiers and snow boarders. This course is the next step course is you have previously participated on an Avalanche Awareness Course or the Backcountry Travel Course. As part of the course you will receive the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council MSC Backcountry Avalanche Certificate and Avalanche Transceiver Certificate of Competency.

Avalanche Awareness Course

Avalanche Awareness Course

A New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) accredited course for skiers & snowboarders. Focus on skills and knowledge to make safe decisions when travelling in avalanche terrain and rescue skills if someone in your party is caught in an avalanche.

Backcountry Travel Course

Backcountry Travel Course

The Backcountry Travel Course is for recreational backcountry skiers and boarders. Learn avalanche skills & backcountry travel techniques – proper use of backcountry equipment, navigation & route planning, group management, route setting, assessing mountain terrain for safest routes of ascent & descent & identifying mountain & snowpack areas of concern.

Ski Mountaineering Course

Ski Mountaineering Course

6 day big mountain skiing program designed for skiers & snowboarders to learn ski mountaineering and backcountry avalanche skills in glaciated terrain. The 6 day course includes the NZ Mountain Safety Council (MSC) Backcountry Avalanche Qualification.