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National Alpine School

Develop your Ski Touring and Snowcraft Skills

Expressions of Interest are now open for the 2018 National Alpine School, being run by Victorian Branch this September.
Alpine School

This intensive alpine training event will provide Rover Scouts and Leaders with an opportunity to learn, develop, and demonstrate their skills in leading day and overnight ski tours and snowshoeing trips. The School is designed to focus on the practical skills that Snowcraft Leaders need to take youth members into snow, such as:

  • Managing parties in challenging environments
  • Dealing with alpine emergencies
  • Navigating in poor visibility
  • Avalanche safety
  • Snow camping techniques

Dates: Friday August 31st to Wednesday September 5th, 2018
Location: Mount Stirling, Victoria (near Mansfield)
Cost: $500 for the overnight ski touring and snowshoeing streams; $550-$600 for the day ski tour leader stream

For more information and to register your interest, click here, or email alpine.school@scoutsvictoria.com.au. Expressions of interest close Friday, April 6.