People per Guide
Jun, Jul, Aug
Type of Trip
If you join me on this awesome 3-day backcountry ski tour we will explore and discover some of the more remote and captivating landscapes and terrain of Kosciuszko National Park, where the alpine climate, fresh snow and exciting slopes provide the ideal conditions to improve your backcountry skiing, all whilst taking in the unique Australian flora and fauna.
Kosciuszko National Park is a vast, rugged and wild area of Australia located in the southern areas of New South Wales, approximately 2 hours from Canberra. It is renowned as an Australian skiing mecca, and is most famous for containing the highest peak in the country, Mt. Kosciuszko.
We will meet in either of the two largest resorts in the park, Perisher Blue or Thredbo, and over the course of the subsequent 3 days you will learn the skills and techniques to exponentially improve your backcountry skiing such as the correct gear to use, interpreting weather forecasts, assessing weather and avalanche conditions and alpine navigation. All this will be undertaken on the excellent and secluded backcountry areas of the park.
Some of the views and scenery we will come across are absolutely stunning, as the snowy alpine slopes are lined with native Australian flora and fauna such as gumtrees and wildflowers, and if we are lucky we will come across wild brumbys and kangaroos! Looking out over the valleys and the mighty Snowy River is also a treat.
At the conclusion of the 3 days we will hopefully have equipped you with the necessary skills to further enjoy your backcountry skiing, whilst also helping you fall in love with this unique part of Australia.
Backcountry skiing in Kosciuszko National Park is a wild and fun experience -book now so as not to miss out!
- Ski around Australia's most famous national park - Kosciuszko National Park!
- Improve and learn more backcountry skiing techniques
- See the unique and interesting Australian flora and fauna
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- Group equipment
- Personal equipment
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund.Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Day 1 to 3:
Meet, ski, finish
Meet at either Perisher or Thredbo, ski every day, finish at Perisher or Thredbo
We provide all specialist personal and group abseiling equipment including harnesses, helmets, etc.
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