This website is written and maintained by and for backcountry skiing enthusiasts. Contributors and reviewers are Peter Campbell, Andrew Davey, Roger Palmer, Erik Krista, Simon Ranik
Outdoor activities can be dangerous, please read this disclaimer about using content in Backcountry Skiing.
Ski instruction and specific training courses are recommended for novices.
Content on this site is published under the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 licence
Scope of Backcountry Skiing
Provide guidelines and information for safe, enjoyable community-based backcountry skiing and ski touring
Maps and descriptions of specific ski slopes
Detailed instructions and advice on ski techniques, use of specific equipment, first aid.
Details on ski mountaineering, specific mountaineering equipment and skills
Some content is derived from:
Bushwalking and Ski Touring Leadership, 3rd Edition, 2000. ISBN 0 7311 8135
Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
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