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Canberra Cross-Country Ski Club


Saturday, 22 June 2019 - Sunday, 23 June 2019


Backcountry Near Perisher NSW

Registration closes on:

Thursday, 16 May 2019 at 5:00 PM - (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Training Objective

The objective of this training is to refresh/train members in backcountry first aid skills to enable them to provide first aid to fellow Club members in the event of an accident during a cross country ski tour in a remote area.

Skill Level

If there is snow cover for this training, it may well be icy. Members registering for this training should have a minimum skill level at Cross Country Skiing of basic Intermediate.

Pre-Training Work

This training requires pre-work by attendees, including reading and a written test.


The registration fee of $485.00 includes Accommodation at 7 Banksia Avenue Kalkite for the nights of Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June. The price has been reduced from $535.00 by the club contributing $50.00 for each member who registers.

A minimum of 6 registrations is required for the training to run. Should we fail to obtain the minimum number of paid up registrations the Club will refund all registration fees.

The maximum number of registrations is limited to 12 Club Members.

Members registering for this training need to be over the age of 18.

Registration and payment is required by the training provider, SnowSafety, by 16 May.

Training Arrangements

Day 1 - Sat 22nd June - will be classroom work and CPR training with scenarios at 7 Banksia Avenue, Kalkite.

Day 2 – Sun 23 June - will be field based and all about scenarios with gear in packs in real life situations. Probably towards Mount Wheatley from the Perisher Car Park depending on prevailing weather conditions.  

What to Bring

Linen, towels, wash kit, clothing, self-catering food and drinks required for 2 nights at Kalkite. There are no shops.

Participants must be fully equipped for a days cross country ski touring for the outdoor training to make it as realistic as possible.


Email Paul Room at