Backcountry Skiing Course

The cost of the Backcountry Skiing Course, ex Wanaka, is inclusive and covers the following:

Inclusions

  • Guide and permit fees
  • All trip related meals and energy foods
  • Hut fees
  • Group technical equipment
  • Avalanche rescue equipment
  • Handbooks - 'A Climber's Guide to NZ Mountaineering Techniques' by Guy Cotter and Mark Sedon and 'Avalanche Awareness in the New Zealand Backcountry' by Penny Goddard
  • MSC Avalanche Course Certificate
  • Helicopter/Plane access flight and landing fees (see below)
  • 15% NZ Goods and Services Tax

Aircraft Access

We utilise helicopters or ski planes depending on availability and the region we operate in to access the backcountry alpine huts. The helicopter or ski-plane flight into the alpine region is included in the course fee.

 

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  • THE SCHOOLING
    Insights to the world of ski mountaineering from professional freeride skier Lorraine Huber on Adventure Consultant's Alpine Expedition Course. 

 

  • CAMILLA RUTHERFORD 
    Check out photos and stories from professional photographer, Camilla Rutherford, on a recent Backcountry Skiing Course

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