Private 4 day Course (K McCashin Group) June 30, 2022

This is a 4 -Day introductory alpine skills & avalanche course.

climber in an alpine skills course in Arthurs Pass
4-Day alpine skills & avalanche course



This is a private course for members of the McCashin Group only.




Accommodation (included)

The Lodge in Arthurs Pass Village


This course is based out of Temple Basin Ski Field and is catered

**Your accommodation is included**



Gear & Equipment

All you will need for this course is waterproof boots and normal outdoor clothing. We will supply all the mountaineering and avalanche equipment for you if you don’t have your own.  You can find a packing list at the bottom of this page.



Food is not provided on this course. We recommend packing plenty of snacks and lunch that does not require cooking. The lodge has a full kitchen & fridge that you are welcome to use. Alternatively, the local pub in Arthurs Pass serves basic meals and refreshments.


Free Transport

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OENZ 4×4


If you’re staying in a hotel

Free transport is available from any Christchurch accommodation if you’re travelling from out of town to attend one of our courses.


Meeting locations (catch a ride with us)

If you have your own car but want a lift we’re happy to meet you at one of the following locations:

Yaldhurst Mcdonalds 7:00 am (see on google maps)

*Darfield Bakery 7:30 am (see on google maps)

Castle Hill Village 8:30 am (see on google maps)

*Our preferred meeting location is Darfield Bakery.

OENZ Van for mountaineering courses
OENZ 12 seat Van



Travelling From out of town?

We recommend that you arrive in Christchurch the day before your course. We have a few hotel & hostel suggestions on our FAQ’s page. Please avoid booking accommodation north or east of the city centre.  At the end of the course, we are more than happy to drop you back at your accommodation or directly to the airport.  The earliest time we can have you back at the airport is 6 pm.




When is the next course 4-day Alpine skills course?

Alpine courses run from June to November.  Visit our Course Calendar for scheduled course dates. Custom courses can be created on alternative dates by request.


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Price: $1599*


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* This is the early bird booking price, standard rates available on the course calendar.


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Phone: +64 3 329 9076                                Email: [email protected]

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Other Course Dates

Please contact us for more dates!