Ski Touring Level 1 – Single Day Skills

Fitness Grade: Medium
Technical Grade: Easy
Time: 3 Days
Prior Experience: Essential

This 3 day course will teach you the skills necessary to:

  • Select & prepare Backcountry ski gear
  • Use essential techniques for ‘skinning up’ and ‘skiing down’
  • Interpret weather forecasts and understand the risk involved with alpine weather
  • Understand avalanche hazards and rescue
  • Utilise basic alpine navigation techniques
  • Prepare for alpine ski adventures
  • Assess hazards in alpine environments

Participants on this course will leave with the skills to confidently and safely head out for day missions into the back country.

Course prerequisites:

  • Moderate Fitness
  • Previous skiing experience

What’s included:

  • Australia’s most experienced adventure guiding & outdoor training specialists – The Australian School of Mountaineering
  • Nationally qualified & highly experienced guides
  • All technical equipment
  • Delicious & nutritious Lunch (Please inform us of any requirements on your booking info)
  • All National Parks’ entrance fees
  • 20% off in our partner store, Paddy Pallin Katoomba

After we process your booking an information sheet detailing specific equipment and dress requirements will be sent to you.