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katya crema

Katya Crema began her career as an Alpine ski racer, winning the Australian National Championships in slalom and giant slalom four times. In her final year as a junior in Alpine, Crema switched to Ski Cross in the 2007/08 season, lining up in her first World Cup event in January in Les Contamines, France, finishing 18th. 

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The exciting Festival celebrates all things backcountry – from human powered winter sports including cross country skiing, snow shoeing, telemark and alpine touring to split boarding. It’s a grassroots, volunteer-run festival for the whole backcountry community.

Supported by Hotham, the Festival is a fantastic opportunity for resort riders and skiers to be introduced to backcountry. It offer tours, clinics, gear demos, and workshops in backcountry skills like navigation, snow camping and avalanche safety.

The program includes:

  • An extended speaker’s program, hosted by The General
  • A mini film festival featuring Australian made backcountry films
  • A strong set of opportunities for splitboard touring
  • An outdoor bar in a backcountry location
  • 2-day avalanche safety courses (teaching the Canadian AST level 1 curriculum, offered by Alpine Access Australia) 
  • A three day backcountry camp on the Razorback (Sept 9 – 11) for people who want to test new skills.

Let the adventure continue.

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