Back Corrie Workshops 2017

The workshops are aimed at experienced skiers and snowboarders - competent black run skiers or snowboarders, seeking a better understanding of back country safety in relation to the back corrie area. 

The workshop is designed to introduce the basic concepts and a basic understanding of back country skiing and it is important that individuals consider further and more formal training. 

When and where

  • Winter 2016/17 dates - Sat 28 Jan, Sat 18 Feb,Sun 26 Feb, Sun 5 March.
  • Times - 9am – 3pm - meet at 9am inside the Snowgoose restaurant & bar at the gondola top station

What will the course cover?

  • Making an assessment of the back corries
  • Weather and avalanche risks
  • Preparation and risk assessment
  • Transceivers, shovel and probe
  • Safety on the edge
  • Rescues 

Prices and conditions

  • BRING - Skis/Board & gear, any safety gear you already have, rucksack (20-35 litres) to carry safetygear (your own or supplied by us) and your lunch
  • Transceivers, shovel and probes - participants can supply their own, or alternatively they can be hired from Nevis Range Equipment Hire and should be booked in advance.
  • Cost £35 - payable in advance - see below to complete form and for payment details.  Participants must possess a Zone A ticket or a season ticket
  • Participants need to complete a Participation form when they pay and sign in to the course at Ticket Office. 
  • Booking in advance - this is essential, as limited places are available
  • Cancellations – please let us know ASAP if you are unable to make it
  • Participants will only be telephoned if the course is not going to proceed as planned
  • The workshop will be subject to weather conditions
  • Minimum age is 18 years (possible that under 18's may be accompanied by responsible adult - please call us)

Spaces for workshops are strictly limited. Check to see if spaces are available on the Paypal drop-down menu at the bottom of the page. Any dates not available will not display.


  • Fill out the sign-up form below
  • Pay via the Paypal link at the bottom of the page after completing the sign-up form
  • Please CONTACT US FIRST before filling out the form if you have any queries. Please only use the form to sign up. DO NOT use the form for enquiries.

STEP 2: Please pay using the paypal link below to complete your booking

or call us on 01397 705825 (requires above sign up form to be completed)

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