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WN Section - Snowcraft Course (Advanced)


Advanced course:

  • pitching and travel

This course focuses on consolidation of the skills covered in the beginner and intermediate courses and applying them to pitched climbing and travel in an alpine environment.

All pre-course evenings are in Wellington at Bivouac on the Thursday night a week prior at 6pm.

Courses are held at the Manawatu Lodge, Whakapapa side of Mt Ruapehu and include accommodation for two nights and main meals. The section provides selected equipment for hire (except boots, clothing and personal items) for $5 an item per 7 days.

The course fee is $270. You need to be a member of the NZAC to attend our snowcraft courses. See for details on how to signup to the NZAC. There is a $100 deposit payable on registration. This deposit is refundable up to a week prior to the start date of the course after which the deposit is forfeited.

Registration forms are available on our section page of the NZAC website.

Course Info


Mt Ruapehu


26 August 2016 - 28 August 2016




NZAC Members only $270

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