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News and Updates

Check out updates from the NZ Mountain Safety Council

Avalanche Dispatch 8 | June 2022

Check out the latest edition of the Avalanche Dispatch online

New Aspiring Region is LIVE | June 2022

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Avalanche Dispatch Issue 7 | Sep 2021

Check out the latest edition of the Avalanche Dispatch online

Avalanche Incidents… Read more

Stories

Here we share stories from the alpine community, as a way to use learnings from others to improve avalanche safety and awareness. Dive into the stories below and share! Read more

Competitions

Our Public Observation Competition is on this seasonCheck out the 2022 Competition details below to see how you can enter and what is up for grabs. Public Observations 2022

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New Zealand Avalanche Dispatch

September 2022 Click the cover to read 

Jun 2022 Click the cover to read

Sep 2021 Click the cover to read

June 2021 Click the cover to read

September 2020 Click the cover to read

June 2020 Click the cover to read

If you are interested in learning more and keeping up to date on the latest research… Read more

International Avalanche Centres

Heading overseas? If backcountry trips are on the agenda, it's imperative that you check in on what the local conditions are like. Often there are big differences in snow types, terrain, and weather patterns that you may be unfamiliar with. Read more