Alpine

    Alpine 1

    This qualification is for people who are organising and leading others on trips of two to three days in alpine or snow environments in all seasons, on non-technical ground (where a rope is not normally required), and where snow is normally encountered. Three-day assessment.

    Alpine 1 Scope and Syllabus

    Alpine 1 Assessment Guide


    The prerequisites for Alpine 1 include:

    NZOIA Bush 1

    Holding as a minimum Limited Credit Programme - Introductory Avalanche Risk Management Level 5 or a 4 day Back Country Avalanche Course. For course providers click here.

    Alpine 2

    This qualification is for people who are organising and leading others on multi-day trips in alpine environments, on both technical and non-technical ground, where snow is almost always encountered, and where a rope may be required to improve margins of safety. It is also for people instructing other alpine and outdoor instructors and leaders. Four-day assessment. 

    Alpine 2 Scope and Syllabus

    Alpine 2 Assessment Guide

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    Photo Credits: Top: Chris Prudden - Alpine Works; Above: Andy Fullerton
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