What Level Am I?

What Level Am I?

When you are signing up for any of our lessons, we will ask what level skier/snowboarder you are.  This helps us put you with the right instructor and class for your needs.  Please see the infomation below for our standardized list of levels.

 

Ski

Level 0 - First Timer

  • New to the sport
  • Never tried it before

Level 1 - Beginner

  • Spent a few hours on the learning hill
  • Can successfully put on and take off equipment
  • Can move around on flat terrain
  • Comfortable gliding and stopping on easierst learning terrain
  • Can sometimes make simple direction changes while sliding

Level 2 - Strong Beginner

  • Comfortable gliding and making turns on beginner terrain
  • Can make "wedge turns" easily and may even begin parallel turns

Level 3 - Intermediate

  • Successfully loads and unloads chairlift
  • Can ski parallel with occasional wedge
  • Can safely and confidently complete all green terrain and some blue terrain

Level 4 - Strong Intermediate

  • Can ski parallel consistently and confidently
  • Can begin to vary size and types of turns
  • Can safely and confidently complete all beginner and intermediate terrain

Level 5 and 6 - Advanced

  • Comfortable on variable snow conditions
  • Comfortable using poles to link turns
  • Can safely and confidently ski all blue terrain and some advanced terrain

 

Snowboard

Level 0 - First Timer

  • New to the sport
  • Never tried it before

Level 1 - Beginner

  • Spent a few hours on the learning hill
  • Can successfully put on and take off equipment
  • Can move around on flat terrain
  • Comfortable gliding and stopping on easierst learning terrain
  • Can sometimes make simple direction changes while sliding

Level 2 - Strong Beginner

  • Comfortable gliding and making turns on beginner terrain
  • Can link turn heel to toe easily

Level 3 - Intermediate

  • Successfully loads and unloads chairlift
  • Board link heel to toe turns
  • Can safely and confidently complete all green terrain and some blue terrain

Level 4 - Strong Intermediate

  • Board link heel to toe turns
  • Can begin to vary size and types of turns
  • Can safely and confidently complete all beginner and intermediate terrain

Level 5 and 6 - Advanced

  • Comfortable on variable snow conditions
  • Can safely and confidently ski all blue terrain and some advanced terrain