Ice climbing in Bush Stream. Photo by Mal Haskins.

Winter Climbing, Ski Mountaineering, and Avalanche Courses

Test your ski touring, ice climbing, and mountaineering skills on an Alpine Guides winter course. Our winter program focuses on specialised aspects of alpine instruction.

Winter Mountaineering Courses | 2015

Ski Mountaineering Course (SMC) ›

6 days - our big mountain ski descent program, hut-based, in glaciated terrain.

Backcountry Avalanche Course ›

4 days - certified avalanche safety course, run in real backcountry and heliski country.

Ice Climbing Experience (ICE) ›

5 days - climb steep water-ice on our ice climbing safari - beginner to advanced options.

Winter Mountain Skills ›

4 days - introduction to survival skills and winter back country travel on foot.

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It's big it's cool - it's winter