snowboard ability levels


LEVEL 1

FIRST TIME SNOWBOARDER
Never snowboarded before, or requires hand assistance to stop safely.


LEVEL 2

NOVICE
Able to stop safely, mobile on toe-side and heel side edges. (Pendulum/falling leaf skills). Using magic carpets and may progress to chairlift.


LEVEL 3

COMFORTABLE NOVICE
Can complete heel side and toe side turns on gentle green terrain. Learning to link turns. Using magic carpets and chairs in the learning area.


LEVEL 4

INTERMEDIATE
Can link turns and control speed on green runs outside of the learning area. Learning to turn with confidence on all green runs and easier blue runs. Can use all chairlifts.


LEVEL 5

ADVANCED
Can link turns on blue runs. Learning short turns, carving, off-piste terrain and powder. Can do basic freestyle and is interested in learning to ride Terrain Park.


LEVEL 6

EXPERT
Can snowboard in control on black runs and comfortable riding in the terrain park. Learning steeps, trees, drops, off piste, and improving freestyle skills in Terrain Park

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