Backcountry Ski Course

Want to venture off-piste? Here's your chance to learn backcountry skills up in the mountains on a 4-day course.

$1,590.00 - $1,790.00

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Our mountain and ski guide will teach you efficient skinning technique, safe route selection, avalanche awareness, transceiver use, navigation...and all the things needed for back country skiing.

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Sick of yo-yoing up and down the same slopes on a skifield? Then get into the real adventure of climbing peaks on skis and make your own tracks! Base yourself at our cosy, heated hut and cover new terrain each day. A great way to improve your off-piste technique without the burden of a heavy pack.


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Physical address

Backcountry Ski Course, 30 Murray Place, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch - Canterbury, 7999, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8.30am - 9pm. 7 days
Months of operation:
Jul, Aug, Sep

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
2 km to Air Safaris private airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
1 km to bus stop
Proximity to town:
1 km to town centre

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $1,590.00 - $1,790.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
None, unless you need to hire ski boots
Further pricing information:
Group discounts for 3 or more

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES
German YES YES

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