Outdoor adventure activities, including recreational bushwalking, can be dangerous and undertaking these activities beyond your capabilities or without you having adequate experience, skill, regard to safety, and suitable equipment can result in serious injury or death.

This website aims to provide you with information which can assist you – as a recreational backcountry visitor – to undertake your activity safely and with enhanced enjoyment.

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You use Backcountry Skiing at your own discretion and risk.

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