Draft programme

Splitfest 2019 at Temple Basin

Arthurs Pass National Park

Programme sneak preview                                                 

Thursday Sept 5

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!

SplitFest Best Line with Spark RnD 
9.00am - It's happening again thanks to Spark RnD and SPLITN2.com.
Best line will win, contest period runs through to prize-giving on Sunday afternoon.

8.00pm - Night riding under the lights on Temple Tow if conditions permit!

Friday Sept 6

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. 
More details here

10.30am 
Ski Mountaineering workshop
Take your mountain skills to the next level. Learn the basics of ski mountaineering!

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

Saturday Sept 7
9.00am 
Demo gear begins with Splitn2.com
If you're travelling up from town try to get to the Lodge by 10am or soon after to take advantage
of the demo gear and other events.
Temple Basin goods lift runs from 9am - drop your gear there and stroll on up!

Split Boarding Demo gear is available all day
- choose a set-up you like the look of and see Richard and Chris to book a time.
You can try several board and bindings set-ups over the weekend.
Your best chance to try splitboarding and/or the latest gear!

1.00pm
Introduction to Splitboarding
Join the splitboarding technique workshop after lunch.
We may also run a morning workshop for those already at the lodge.
Register your interest beforehand so we have an idea of numbers
- be sure you have your gear organised and ready to go by 1pm. More details here

Introduction to Ski Touring
Join the ski touring workshop covering all the basics of touring set-up,
skinning techniques & route setting for uphill and downhill travel.

9.30pm
Temple Main Lodge Party
Don't miss it (and make sure you book a bed!)

Sunday Sept 10

9.00am 
Demo gear begins with Splitn2.com
Demo gear available all day with Richard at Splitn2.com.

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

Register online here!

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.