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Christchurch Book Launch – Backcountry Ski-Touring in New Zealand

Bivouac Outdoor will be hosting the author of the soon to be released NZAC publication Backcountry Ski-Touring in New Zealand by Shane Orchard at the upcoming Avalanche Evening in Christchurch. Shane will be sharing details about the new guidebook including some of his favourite areas/routes, some amazing images and the efforts involved in writing a guidebook.

Event details: 

An educational evening presented by Andrew Hobman (aka Hobbie) from Avalanche NZ, Avalanche.org.nz. Highlighting avalanche safety, avoidance and rescue. Andrew Hobman shares his research and adventures while imparting tips and methods to stay safe.  Shane Orchard, will be speaking about the latest NZAC publication Backcountry Ski-Touring in New Zealand. New Zealand Alpine Club members will be at the event selling the book at the NZAC member price for all who attend. BBQ and craft beer on site. Great spot prizes up for grabs.

These evenings have been a great success over the years in helping Skiers/Snowboarders, Mountaineers and Trampers to stay safe in the mountains.

Date: 25th July – 7:00 PM  doors open from 6:00 PM

Cost: Tickets $5 available at Bivouac Tower Junction. This event sold out last year so get your tickets early!

Check out the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2246842955542879/

Posted: 28/06/18

Posted By: NZAC