Return to Shop. Continue planning your vacation.

Back to Events

Women’s Backcountry Weekend

presented by The North Face

Friday 13 - Saturday 14 Sep, 2024 2024-09-13 18:00:00 2024-09-14 19:00:00 Australia/Sydney Women’s Backcountry Weekend A female focused opportunity to experience the excitement beyond the resort boundaries and connect with women already immersed in the big white wonder. Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

Thredbo Backcountry Tours and The North Face are proud to present this unique experience aimed at providing more women with the opportunity to gain and develop skills beyond the resort boundaries and connect with those already immersed in the big white wonder.

Led by all-female guides, this exclusive women’s experience is split into two separate tours run on the same day. Choose between an Introduction to Backcountry tour and Beyond the Boundaries tour to upskill and boost confidence in exploring all the beauties of the backcountry. Each tour has a limited number of spots available.

Meet your backcountry team on Friday evening at Lounge Bar from 5:45pm and take the opportunity to get to know your touring buddies. Enjoy a drink and cheese board on arrival, and chat with your guides to answer any last minute questions about the following day’s adventure. All partners, friends and support crew are welcome!

Post backcountry tour, head to the Women’s Weekend Après at Lounge Bar from 5:45pm for some drinks and nibbles. Guides will give a debrief and we’ll hand out great prizes.

Registrations coming soon. Numbers are limited.



Introduction to Backcountry

Join in on the action to learn the needs and knows of backcountry in a safe, fun and supportive all female environment. This is a prerequisite for the secondary women’s day, should participants have no prior backcountry experience. Your guide will introduce you to the specialist equipment, safety aspects and skills required to negotiate simple backcountry terrain. You’ll learn a lot during this tour and many of your backcountry questions will be answered.

Duration: 6 Hours – All Day
Backcountry Skill Level: First Timer
Rider Level: Strong Intermediate to Advanced
Location: Ramshead Range & Bogong Creek area
Highlights: Equipment Familiarisation, Skinning, Basic Navigation, Awareness & Safety

Find Out More


Beyond the Boundaries

Enjoy heading out of the resort boundaries and into the vast and stunning Australian Main Range. Learn backcountry skills, safety and awareness and explore some of the best and most unique terrain Australia has to offer. From Bogong to Mt Kosciuszko, the mission is to find the perfect line and score fresh snow. 

Duration: 7 Hours – All Day
Backcountry Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Rider Level: Strong Intermediate to Advanced
Location: Bogong Creek Area, Mt Kosciuszko, Ramshead Range and Dead Horse Gap
Highlights: Terrain Variety, Fresh Snow, Familiarisation of Main Range Backcountry, Alpine Touring & Backcountry Skill Development

Find Out More


For any enquiries about this event, please email:

Download our new mobile app

Whether you ski, snowboard, hike, mountain bike or are visiting for the first time, our app is your companion to Australia’s Premier Adventure Destination.

Thredbo sits on the traditional land of the Monero – Ngarigo people who have looked after this land, water and community for over 60,000 years. We thank them for all they have done and continue to do to look after their country, a special place which we all love and respect.

Coca-Cola Red disk
Flip Logo_Landscape Insurance_Colour (72dpi)
Osprey_Logo_Bird-Word_black (1)