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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 backcountry.

01

Intro to Backcountry Skiing – South Island

Based at the iconic Olympus ski field, this course 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 backcountry by themselves.

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02

Intro to Ski Touring – North Island

Based at the Tukino lodge and one of the backcountry huts this course is for strong intermediate (or better) skiers with excellent aerobic fitness wanting to get a good grounding in ski touring and a better understanding of North Island mountains.

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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

NZAC High Alpine Skills Courses 2018-2019

1 November 2018 - 31 January 2019

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