Alpine Access Australia

  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Extended

Kickstart or take further your backcountry ski and snowboarding adventures in the breathtaking beauty of the Australian High Country. Gain valuable skills and knowledge. Get back safely with the passion to do it all again.

They can take you beyond the resorts to ride untracked lines in the backcountry. They will design a tour tailored to your ability, experience and fitness, and strive to ensure your day is everything you’ve dreamed of.

An AST 1 course is a must if you venture out of bounds, off the trails or into the backcountry. They provide Avalanche Canada AST1 training, designed for the recreational back country skier/snowboarder. You will learn to recognise avalanche terrain, reduce avalanche risk and perform companion rescue, as well as backcountry touring skills, technique and etiquette.

Alpine Access Australia is an accredited Avalanche Canada AST Provider. Courses are scheduled at Falls Creek in Victoria in August and September. AST1 is a two day course – 1 day in the classroom, and 1 day out in the backcountry. Classroom day at Falls Creek Ski Resort, Backcountry day starts from the Falls Creek Nordic Centre. Both days start at 8.30am and finish around 4pm.

  • Extended
  • Small Group Tour
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Moderate

If you have done AST1 and are an advanced rider, this course is designed to refresh your skills and take them to a higher level. If you are considering doing Operational Level 1, this is an ideal pre-course refresher.

  • Extended
  • Small Group Tour
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • High

Alpine Access Australia is an accredited Avalanche Canada AST Provider. They run AST1 courses at Mt Hotham in July, August and September. The first day is a classroom day at Harrietville or Dinner Plain, the second day is a backcountry day out of Mt Hotham Ski Resort.

  • Extended
  • Small Group Tour
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Moderate