Training - Canterbury
Mt Hutt in conjunction with CPIT(Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology) is once again offering its highly reputable Ski and Snowboard courses during the coming season. These courses are some of the best in the country to prepare you for the CSI Exam during the season and then further prepare you for the NZSIA Stage one exam at the end of the season. It is a full time 16 week course with some of the most qualified instructors in New Zealand. Based around the Mt Hutt Ski area and Mt Hutt Methven village, this is your opportunity to be coached by the same instructor all season in a welcoming and fun environment. Interviews commence early May, with the programme commencing in early June.
Based at Temple Basin Ski Area in the Arthurs Pass National Park the New Zealand Snow Safety Institute (NZSSI) runs courses on mountaineering, avalanche & mountain safety. Courses are designed for skiers, snowboarders, climbers and trampers. Programmes range from weekend avalanche awareness courses, mountain skills, Day Backcountry Skills, to 9 day MultiSkill Mountaineering Courses. The NZSSI offers the perfect location at Temple Basin Ski Area with a modern lecture theatre at the ski area lodge offering students the ideal place for lectures and mountain safety theory. Courses are reasonable priced and include accommodation and food in a comfortable modern lodge.