Festival programme

Splitfest 2018 at Temple Basin

Arthurs Pass National Park

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME                                                                                                           

Pre-festival Sept 1+2

NZSSI 2 day avalanche awareness course
On-mountain course covering all the basics of ski mountaineering.



Thursday Sept 6

SplitFest Touring day
This is the ideal day to round up your touring partners and get settled in at Temple Basin
- unless of course you're already up for the week!

Evening
Night riding under the lights on Temple Tow if conditions permit!



Friday Sept 7
6.45am 
Dawnbreaker Yoga Session!
The perfect way to start the day! Entry by koha for our instructor Leigh. Details here

10.30am 
Avalanche Awareness Workshop
This 1 day course is an ideal intro or refresher offering you New Zealand's best value avalanche training! Just $65.
Course numbers will be limited so get in early. Full course details here

Evening
Global Delights SplitFest Slideshow
Featuring epic backcountry travels from around the globe!

NZAC ski mountaineering scholarship
$500 expedition grant up for grabs!

Saturday Sept 8
1.00pm
Split Boarding Workshop
Join the technique workshop after lunch and learn all of the tricks to setting up and going split boarding!
Register by ticking the box on the SplitFest registration form so we have an idea of numbers and be sure you have your gear organised and ready to go by 1pm. More workshop details here

1.00pm
Ski Touring Workshop
Join the ski touring technique workshop covering all the basics of touring set-up and skinning techniques, uphill and downhill travel.
Register by ticking the box on the SplitFest registration form.

9.30pm
SplitFest Party

Sunday Sept 9

1.00pm 

Join a Ski Tour

Join a tour departing for different locations to suit different levels of experience and ability.

4.00pm 
Prizegiving
As always, a heap of prizes up for grabs!

5.00pm Official close

** Demo gear is available to try splitboarding! Look out for the demao stand on-mountain and book a time.


Register online here!


Accommodation and travel
Remember to get your accommodation sorted soon with Temple Basin. Follow the online booking options here
If you're on a budget check out the bed-only options on the Temple Basin booking page, plus great package deals. You can also stay at Arthur's Pass and come up from there.

Keep an eye on www.splitfest.co.nz for more news.
See you at Temple Basin!