Snow Safety Skills Programs
Mt Hotham Ski Patrol will be offering a variety of Backcountry skills and snow safety courses for the 2011 winter. This leads on from the Snow Survival Skills courses that have run over the past three seasons.
The various courses are coordinated and run by professional Ski Patrollers with over 25 years experience in the Alps. The programs are designed to maximise the enjoyment of a trip to the Alps by increasing awareness of the characteristics of the alpine environment and improving visitor education of safe snow practices
The Mt Hotham Ski Patrol is dedicated to safe holidays at Mount Hotham.
Mt Hotham Ski Patrol runs Backcounty Snow Safety Skills courses that provide an introduction to the necessary skills and knowledge required for a safe and enjoyable venture into the Australian Alpine backcountry.
The courses are co-ordinated and run by professional Ski Patrollers with over 25 years experience in the Australian Alps and are conducted in the nearby Backcountry of the Hotham Resort with participants spending an evening out in the Hotham Backcountry.
Course participants should be confident in their skiing/riding capability. The course includes lectures and on-snow workshops on topics such as:
- Snow Camping
- Basic Navigation
- Weather Analysis
- Safe Travel practices.
2 Day Back Country Skills Course
Program commences: 5 pm Friday 30th July to Sunday 1st August 2011 - Please enquire using the details below if you are interested.
Course Cost: $300.00 per person
For further details contact Mount Hotham Ski Patrol on 03 57593550
Email: David Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org
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