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Guided backcountry ski tours

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Overview

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In line with the latest NSW Government COVID-19 advice, masks are encouraged for indoor settings where you cannot maintain a safe distance from others.

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Ski untracked terrain in Kosciuszko National Park on an exhilarating tour with Alpine Backcountry. It's a great way to learn the skills needed for a safe and fun snow adventure.

When
Contact Alpine Backcountry for a tour schedule.
Where
Thredbo-Perisher area
Grade
Medium. Intermediate skiing skills and moderate level of fitness required.
Price
Contact Alpine Backcountry for pricing.
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Bookings
Bookings required. Book online or email or call Alpine Backcountry on 0488116368.
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If you’re looking for a ski adventure on the slopes less travelled, try a tour through the wilderness of Kosciuszko National Park with Alpine Backcountry.

Gain confidence on the Backcountry 100 series guided tours. Run by experienced instructors, these tours are designed to take the mystery out of backcountry skiing and equip you will the skills necessary to enjoy the alpine wonderland.

There’s also the option to enjoy the winter wilderness on a gentler skiing tour. Whether you choose a one-day or overnight tour, you’ll have the opportunity to take a breath and travel lightly through the undulating terrain.

These tours are designed for skiers with intermediate skills. You can find more information about the technical level required here.

Alpine Backcountry is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in the Thredbo-Perisher area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
  • Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road

    Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out more about the winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.

    Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter). Eligible pensioners can apply for a complementary NPWS concession pass, to get free park entry. Download the exemption form (154KB doc).

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