ski ability levels
LEVEL 1 FIRST TIME SKIER
Never Skied Before. Or is not yet able to stop with confidence on a gentle slope.
LEVEL 2 NOVICE
Learning to turn in control on gentle slopes. Usually rides magic carpet lifts. May progress to chairlifts and other easy green runs.
LEVEL 3 COMFORTABLE NOVICE
Can link strong snowplow turns or wide stance parallel on green runs. Occasionally skis a blue run, but cautiously. Has experience riding chairlifts (while skiing).
LEVEL 4 INTERMEDIATE
Able to ski parallel turns with pole plant. Can ski most blue runs, more advanced blues remain a challenge. Would like to explore more varied terrain.
LEVEL 5 ADVANCED
Able to ski strong parallel turns with a pole plant on all blue runs and easy black runs. Learning, short turns, off piste, moguls, powder and more difficult terrain.
LEVEL 6 EXPERT
Enjoy the challenge of skiing in control in all conditions and terrain and want to refine these skills.