Basic Snowcraft

The NZAC's Basic Snowcraft Course is organised through local sections. Please see the section page for details of their upcoming courses.


The NZAC Basic Snowcraft course is designed for experienced trampers and those with a passion for the outdoors who are looking to gain additional skills to travel safely in alpine terrain where snow and ice is often encountered. Prior to attending this course participants must have some experience in backcountry tramping, enthusiasm for enjoying New Zealand’s Alpine Environment and the fitness to enjoy multiple