Alpine skills & Avalanche Combo – 2 Days August 3, 2019

This is a 1 day alpine skills course & 1.5 day avalanche awareness course bundled to into a two weekend weekend course.

THIS COURSE INCLUDES

 

  • Movement and walking techniques
  • Fitting and using crampons
  • Holding and using an ice axe
  • Step cutting
  • Self arresting using with and with an ice axe
  • ntroduction to the NZ Backcountry Avalanche Advisory
  • Mountain Weather in NZ
  • Using an avalanche transceiver
  • Probing  techniques
  • Snow Shoveling technique
  • Small party rescue scenarios
  • Identifying avalanche terrain
  • Identifying terrain traps
  • Introduction to safe travel techniques

 

CAN I HIRE GEAR IF I DON’T HAVE MY OWN?

Your welcome to bring your own gear or borrow from a friend.

If you don’t have the gear you need for this course no problem, we have everything you need available to hire. We usually sort gear rental a little closer to the course.

Field Based Course Highlights

  • everything in 1.5 day avalanche course
  • everything in 1 day alpine skills course

Food

Participants often choose to have dinner out in the village at the pub/restaurant, bringing along supplies for other meals.

Accommodation

Accommodation in arthurs pass is included for this course.

Our accommodation in Arthurs Pass Village has full kitchen facilities, shared bunk rooms, and hot showers.

*Minimum 4 people needed to run a course

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Course cost

Course Cost: $ NZD

You can choose to make a booking and pay by internet banking, or you can pay online using PayPal (PayPal incurs an additional 3.5% processing fee).

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Contact us at
+64 3 329 9076

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Course Timing

8:00AM to 4pm