What Is Your Ability?
Ski Ability Level Guide
|First Timer (FT)||Never skied before or is unable to stop in a wedge on the easiest of green trails. |
Learning to stop in a wedge and turn in both directions for speed control.
|Beginner (BG)||Can control speed by linking turns and stopping in a wedge on green terrain. |
Learning to match skis and skid turns to explore green trails on the mountain.
|Advanced Beginner (AB)||Can link turns with mostly parallel skis to control speed. |
Can stop when desired on ALL green and easy blue trails.
Learning to comfortably make parallel turns on blue terrain.
|Intermediate (IN)||Can consistently make parallel turns to control speed on most blue terrain. |
Working on technique in a variety of snow conditions, varying turn size and shape.
Learning to carve on blue terrain.
|Advanced (AD)||Can carve parallel skis more than skidding. |
Can vary turn size and shape as desired to control speed on ALL blue and double blue terrain.
Exploring black terrain.
|Expert (EX)||Can perform dynamic skiing in almost all conditions/terrain with confidence. Exploring extremes.|