CTC Avalanche Awareness August 24, 2019
Christchurch Tramping Club Avalanche Awareness course
*** This course is only for members of the Christchurch Tramping Club ***
This is a custom Avalanche Awareness course delivered at Temple Basin for members of the Christchurch Tramping Club.
Walk up to Temple basin lodge
Avalanche transceiver training
Lunch at lodge
Rescue digging and transceiver practice.
Afternoon theory session.
Evening theory session
Journey using avalanche terrain route selection and saft travale tequineques.
Avalanche rescue scenarios.
Packed lunch (provided)
4:00pm back at carpark.
The course starts and finishes in Arthurs Pass Village and is delivered at Temple Basin Ski area.
Your extra gear can be sent up to the lodge on the goods lift on the saturday morning.
Gear and equipment
We will send a gear list closer via email after booking.
Field Based Course Covers:
- Avalanche awareness (see our avalanche awareness page of more details)
PLease include on your booking if you have any special dietary requirements in the comments section below.
Not included (the wobbly kea pub in Arthurs Pass serve meals between 5-7pm)
Breakfast- Not included
Snacks are not provided, please bring your own snacks for the course.
Tea, basic coffee, hot chocolate & milk are avilable for a $2 donation up at the lodge.
we recommend staying in Arthurs Pass Village the evening before the course so we can start early on the saturday (not included in course cost).
Bunk room accommodation at Temple Basin is included. Hot showers, drying room and bar are also avilable.
Note: please bring your own sleeping bag (pillows bed sheets are provided).