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NZAC run a range of courses to help give skiers the skills they need to safely access New Zealand’s backcountry terrain.

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NZAC SKIING & TOURING COURSES

 

The NZAC National Instruction Programme offers two courses that can give you the skills you need to get your skis into the back country.

01

Avalanche Awareness

An absolute must for anyone planning on venturing into the backcountry. Based at the iconic Olympus ski field is for strong intermediate (or better) skiers with excellent aerobic fitness wanting to get a good

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02

Intro to Back Country Skiing

Based at the iconic Olympus ski field is for strong intermediate (or better) skiers with excellent aerobic fitness wanting to get a good grounding in ski touring so they can go experience the winter back country by themselves.

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03

Glacier Skiing Course

This course is for strong intermediate (or better) skiers ready to move on to glaciated terrain. Familiarity with basic ice axe and crampon use is required, and can be learned on a winter section snowcraft course prior to the glacier skiing course.

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UPCOMING COURSES

CW Section - Advanced Navigation Course

21 May 2017

WN Section - Summer Rock 2017

14 February 2017 - 2 April 2017

CW Section - Sport Lead Climbing Course (Rock Two)

8 April 2017

WN Section - Snowcraft Course (Beginner)

21 July 2017 - 23 July 2017

WN Section - Snowcraft Course (Beginner)

28 July 2017 - 30 July 2017

SO Section - Beginners Snowcraft Course

4 August 2017 - 5 August 2017

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