Back Country Weekends 2017

Ski Field Accommodation Plus Back Country Weekends and Ski School Clinics

School Holiday Camp. A great family experience

School Holiday Camp. A great family experience

Join our instructors for a fully catered, guided cross country skiing weekend.

  • Australia’s most unique ski field accommodation
  • Ski In – Ski Out
  • Magic snow gum setting
  • Large 30 person communal Tepee with lighting & warm pot belly stove
  • Full cooking facilities and utensils
  • Accommodation for up to 28 people in seven 4 Bed raised tented rooms

Book as a family or social group, a couple or a single. Accommodation is based across 7 individual 4 person shared sleeping tents and we will do our best to separate guests into appropriate configurations. For the school Holiday Family Camp each family will have their own tent.

 

After a hearty breakfast let the morning begin

After a hearty breakfast let the morning begin

Please come and join with us to explore the lesser know trails, even off trail through the trees and along beautiful creek gullies, with an experienced guide. Improve your technique, skiing with an instructor for the entire weekend. Visit the Cattlemen’s Huts, including the famed Craig’s Hut out on Clear Hills and lunch in the summit refuge huts.

WHAT TO BRING:

  1. A backpack which can double as a day pack for touring.
  2. Sleeping Bag (medium weight, rated -10c, is OK as there are additional fibre-pile blankets supplied for warmth. Not summer weight -5c or below please).
  3. Water Bottle or Camel Back
  4. Torch (for use in accommodation tents. Communal Tepee has solar lighting)
  5. Wet weather clothing incl Japara & Over pants (available for hire if required), beanie, gloves & warm jacket.
  6. Skis Equipment or Snow Shoes (available for hire for Stirling Experience on mountain at discount rates if required)
CAMP   DETAILS     LEVEL/COST
per person
School Holiday Family Camp
July 7th to 9th
2017
Accommodation & meals
Ski Instruction:

  • Friday 1pm to 3pm – Introduction, safety, diagonal stride, herring bone. Tour to Alpine Camp
  • Saturday 9am to 11am – Snow plow, stopping & turning.
  • Saturday 1pm to 4pm – Snow gum tour.
  • Sunday 9am to 1pm – Summit tour with lunch at GGS Hut

Equipment Required

Metal Edged Cross Country Touring Skis with sturdy touring boots. These are available for hire at discounted rates from our on-mountain XC Ski Hire, if required.

Beginner
$295.00 Adult
$175.00
Child
Under 15yrs

Back Country Weekend
July 14th
to 16th 2017

Accommodation & Meals
Ski Instruction:

  • Friday 1pm to 3pm – Telemark lesson TBJ Practice Slope. Tour to Alpine Camp.
  • Saturday 9am to 11am – Summit Telemark Clinic.
  • Saturday 1pm to 4pm – Demo Ski Test & Tele Clinic.
  • Sunday 9am to 1pm – Dugout & Stanley Bowl challenge. It’s all about technique!

Equipment Required

XCD Telemark (Metal Edged with Sturdy leather or plastic boot please. Available for hire from our on-mountain XC Ski Hire at discounted rates, if required.)

Intermediate
$295.00
Craig’s Hut Tour
August 25th to 27th 2017
Accommodation & Meals
Ski Instruction:

  • Friday 1pm to 3pm – Introduction, safety, ski tour technique refresher. Tour to Alpine Camp.
  • Saturday 9am to 12noon – Guided ski tour to GGS Hut for morning tea then on to Craig’s Hut for lunch.
  • Saturday 1pm to 4pm – Return through snowgum forests via the Monument bridal trail.
  • Sunday 9am to 1pm – Explore the Mt.Stirling Summit including Dugout Bowl & Howqua gap, returning to camp West Summit and Upper Baldy Creek nature track.

Equipment Required

Metal edged touring or XCD. Available for hire from our on-mountain XC Ski Hire at discounted rates, if required.

Intermediate
$295.00