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North Island Ski Touring Meet

Trip Coordinator: Andrew Mackintosh - andrew@mackintosh.org.nz


A great opportunity to find likeminded people and enjoy some spring ski touring adventures with them.

The meet will be based at Tukino Lodge on Mt Ruapehu and offers exploration of Ruapehu's wild side, away from the busy ski fields. Please note this is not a led trip, so when on the meet, groups will need to be able to look after yourselves when away from the lodge.

Trip will be run in conjunction with the Avalanche Awareness Course.

COST:

$95 for members. Includes accommodation and food

$140 for non-members. Includes accommodation and food

$245 for Avalanche Awareness. Includes accommodation and food. ( Must be NZAC Club member to do the course)

Ski touring requires a range of skills and, in addition to experience with touring equipment, participants should be proficient in all the basic alpine skills taught on the Snowcraft course, including:

Evaluating terrain for safe travel, including avalanche safety

Navigation

Avalanche transceiver use

See http://www.aucklandclimber.org.nz/new-events/2017/10/6/alpine-club-ski-touring-meet-2018 for more details.


Event Info

Where

Tukino Lodge, Mt Ruapehu

Date

4 October 2019 - 6 October 2019

Time

00:00

Price

See website for details

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