Backcountry Expedition grant open now!

Backcountry Expedition grant is open for applications!

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

Applications close 15 October 2019

Download application form here:  Expedition Grant_2019 Application Form

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 2020.

Email your completed application form to:

Applications are assessed against the following criteria:
·          Novel or adventurous element e.g. first exploration of a remote area, first ascent/descent or traverse of a ski mountaineering route.
·          Difficulty of undertaking & budget required
·          Remoteness

The top 5 applications will be shortlisted and the winner drawn from a ballot. The successful applicant will be notified by email.

Thanks to all of the sponsors of the Expedition Fund Raffle!