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


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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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