Backcountry Skiing

Graham Saddle, New Zealand
Main Range, New South Wales

This site provides advice and safety information for backcountry adventures.

Backcountry skiing, ski touring, alpine touring and snowboarding offer adventure and fun visiting and traversing alpine locations, skiing up summits and down superb slopes far from the madding crowd.

Travelling in remote alpine areas away from groomed ski trails and ski resorts provides fresh tracks, new challenges and a sense of adventure.

Topics covered include Gaining experience, Backcountry safety, Avalanche safety, Decision making, Skiing downhill, Skiing uphill, Backcountry gear (Skis, Bindings, Skins and ski crampons, Snowshoes and Splitboards).

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.