Skier & Snowboard Levels

First Time Skier

Designed for as an introductory skiing program for first time tots. Taught on green terrain or Easy Acres.

Skier Ability:
  • Welcome to the Sport of Skiing!
  • First time skier who has never skied before.
  • GOAL To consistently snowplow stop

First Time Snowboarder

Designed for as an introductory skiing program for first time tots. Taught on green terrain or Easy Acres.

Ability:
  • First time snowboarder.
  • Never ever ridden before
  • GOAL Side slipping on your toe or heel edge.

Bears - Skiing Level One

Beginner Skier – Skis Green Terrain in Easy Acres

Ability:
  • Ride the magic carpet.
  • Shows a balanced stance in a straight run
  • GOAL Can snowplow stop on their own.

Snow School Level 1 Skiing

Groms - Snowboard Level One

Beginner Rider – Rides Green Terrain in Easy Acres Terrain

Ability:
  • Has ridden once before
  • Can side slip with direction across on the easiest runs
  • GOAL To be able to link toe and heel edge turns.

Snow School Level 1 Snowboarding

Marmots - Skiing Level Two

Novice Skier – Skis Green and Blue Terrain in Easy Acres and off the Hawk Chair

Ability:
  • Can turn left or right snowplow turns on gentle terrain
  • Familiar with riding all magic carpets
  • GOAL Snowplow stop and controlled snowplow turns on their own.

Snow School Level 2 Skiing

Sliders - Snowboard Level Two

Novice Rider – Rides Green and Blue terrain in Easy Acres and the Hawk Chair

Ability:
  • Can confidently link turns on all Green runs
  • Familiar with riding all magic carpets
  • GOAL To be able to confidently ride on all Blue runs while linking turns. Experiment with the Beginner Park.

Snow School Level 2 Snowboarding

Coyotes - Skiing Level Three

Intermediate Skier – Skis Blue Terrain on the Hawk and Whiskey Chair

Ability:
  • Balanced over turning ski
  • Parallel turns on all Green runs
  • Consolidating skills
  • Snowplow with some parallel turns on Blue runs
  • GOAL To be parallel skiing on all Blue runs on Hawk and Whiskey Jack Chair runs.

Snow School Level 3 Skiing

Shredders-Snowboard Level 3

Intermediate Rider – Rides Blue Terrain on the Hawk and Whiskey Jack Chair

Ability:
  • Can do fluid linked turns on Blue runs at moderate speeds
  • Consolidating skills
  • GOAL To get more performance from the board while exploring more challenging terrain. To learn basic
    freestyle mechanics. Become comfortable in the Beginner Park.

Snow School Level 3 Snowboarding

Eagles - Skiing Level 4

Advanced Skier – Skis Blue/Black Terrain on the Eagle and Sunrise Chair

Ability:
  • Show a variety of turn sizes
  • Confident on diverse terrain and skis parallel
  • Displays edging skills on Blue runs.
  • Link turns in the bumps.
  • GOAL Linking turns in the bumps, explore the Green Park and pole planting.

Snow School Level 4 Skiing

FreeRiders-Snowboard Level 4

Advanced Rider – Rides Blue and Black Terrain on Eagle and Sunrise Chair.

Ability:
  • Aggressive riding on all Blue runs
  • Consolidating and refining skills
  • Explore steeper and varied terrain
  • GOAL To ride switch on Blue terrain. Venture into Advanced Park, moguls and challenging terrain.

Snow School Level 4 Snowboarding

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