Ski Mountaineering Expedition Grant - open for applications

The 2017 Expedition Grant is open for applications.

This year’s grant is $400

The grant comes from proceeds of the Expedition Fund Raffle supported by Spark R&D, Cactus Outdoor, Penguin Powderwear, Fresh Descent, Ranger Bindings & Splitn2.com.  

The purpose of the award is to support one or more recipients attempt a major ski mountaineering objective.

Applications close 15 October 2017

The following conditions apply:
·          The grant will be available to the recipient(s) for the purpose of supporting their participation in the proposed expedition.
·          Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.
·          The proposed expedition may be in New Zealand or overseas.
·          Proposed expeditions must be completed by 31 December 2018

See full details here

Thanks to the Expedition Fund sponsors and to everyone who attended SplitFest 2017 and raised the funds!

Global Delights slideshow - Friday night at SplitFest


SplitFest Best Line with Penguin Powderwear

Massive thanks to Penguin Powderwear for supporting this year's Best Line comp.

Best Ski and Best Snowboard line 
- nominations taken at prize giving on Sunday!



Introduction to Splitboarding - extra workshop Sunday morning

Hi gang,
We've got quite a few people booked for the Splitboarding workshop on Saturday afternoon  - so we're going to run a 2nd workshop on Sunday morning. Time will be 10am -12noon.

If you don't have you're own splitboard make sure you book some demo gear to for the workshop of your choice. First in first served for demo gear - check in with gear guys when you arrive on the hill.

Introduction to Ski Touring

Don't forget to register for the Ski Touring workshop on Saturaday afternoon (1pm start). details are here