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Backcountry Avalanche Course 27th - 30th August


Backcountry Avalanche Course 2020

27-30th August

Arthur's Pass National Park

*To register, please use the links below, Not the orange 'register' button on the right.*

Who is this course for?

This Backcountry Avalanche course, designed by the Mountain Safety Council is for climbers and mountaineers to further develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of avalanches and how to avoid them. It is the perfect course for those regularly traveling in snow-covered alpine terrain.

Participants should be competent in all of the course outcomes from the NZAC's Basic Snowcraft Course and have and have attended an Avalanche Awareness or similar course in the last 5 years.

Please see the NZAC Course Pathway prior to registering for this course. 

Course Information Pack:

Backcountry Avalanche Course Info Pack

It is very important you have read through the course information pack and meet the minimum experience requirements for the workshop. Once you are ready to book, please click the 'Register Online' button in the information pack. Alternatively you can register through the link below. 

Please note, your registration will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum experience requirements, upon acceptance you will be sent through details of how to make payment. Workshop spaces are not secured until full payment has been received.

Click Here to register for the course.

Course Info


NZAC Arthurs Pass Lodge. Arthurs Pass National Park


27 August 2020 - 30 August 2020




Backcountry Avalanche Course 27-30 August $800

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