OFF-PISTE SKILLS COURSES

IMPROVE YOUR BACKCOUNTRY RIDING

Learn to ski the crud effortlessly and get more enjoyment from your backcountry adventures. We offer one-day and three-day off-piste courses for alpine and telemark skiers and snowboarders.

OFF-PISTE PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

ONE DAY OFF-PISTE CLINIC - July 25 2017

Work on skills to gain confidence and technique to improve your off-piste riding so you can move with ease and efficiency in challenging conditions.

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THREE DAY ADVANCED OFF-PISTE SKILLS COURSES - July & August 2017

Ideal training for backcountry touring. We offer a 3-day intensive course that focuses on skiing off-piste terrain for both alpine and telemark skiers.  This course will take your skiing to the next level. You'll learn techniques that will give you the confidence to ski even the gnarliest crud.

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COURSE DATES AND PRICES

    DATE Visitor Member
One Day Off-Piste Clinic   25 July $80 $50
Three Day Advanced Off-Piste Course Alpine:  31 Jul-2 Aug $290  $180 
 Three Day Advanced Off-Piste Course                       Telemark: 9-11 Aug $290 $180

Participants must purchase their own lift tickets and accommodation. Note: Payment by Visa, M/C & Debit Cards attract a 2% surcharge.

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One Day Off-Piste Course

You'll work on skills to improve your own backcountry riding in two 1.5 hour off-piste clinics with a highly-qualified ski/board instructor. You will:

  • gain confidence and technique to improve your off-piste riding
  • learn to ride with ease and efficiency in challenging conditions and have fun in backcountry crud


Organise a group (four people min) and we'll run the course when it suits you.

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Three Day Advanced Off-Piste Skills Courses

Ideal training for backcountry touring and amping up the fun factor. This intensive 3-day course will take your alpine or telemark skiing to the next level.  We focus on improving your off-piste skiing and you'll learn techniques to give you confidence to ski even the gnarliest crud. You'll improve your versatility to handle the unexpected, and learn to ski with ease and efficiency in challenging conditions. By the end of the course you'll have a toolbox of techniques to amp up your fun in the backcountry powder and crud.

The course consists of two 1.5 hour sessions each day and evening video analysis. There will be free time each day to practise your new skills.We offer separate courses for alpine and telemark skiers. Participants must be strong intermediate to advanced skiers/telemarkers. 4 participants required to run the course.

The price excludes accommodation and lift tickets. For the best deal, book a Midweek Madness Catered package which includes 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast acommodation and 3 lift tickets.

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Advanced Alpine Off-Piste Course

We've scheduled this course early so you've nearly a full season of touring to use the skills and confidence you'll gain from this course. The course will be taken by our Broken River Ski School Director.

Bookings must be made by Wednesday July 26th.

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Advanced Telemark Off-Piste Course

This course is run as part of the Telemark Week. Participants on past courses all made amazing progress with their freeheeling and agreed this was an excellent course. You'll be learning from the best. We are incredibly fortunate to have New Zealand Ski Instructors Alliance Examiner Marti Smith teaching this course.

Bookings must be made by Tuesday 1st August.

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