What level am I?

SKIER

What Level Skier Am I?

Description

First Timer

I’ve never skied before. I want to try a new adventure!

Beginner

I’ve skied a few days. I’m comfortable sliding on green terrain. I can control my speed and come to a stop and make direction changes.

Strong Beginner

I can vary the size and shape of my turns using a wedge and am comfortable on all green terrain and some blue. I am occasionally able to get my skis parallel. I use a wedge to slow down on steeper terrain.

Intermediate

I can ski comfortably on green and blue terrain, make effective parallel or mostly parallel turns (skis matched throughout the turn) and use hockey stops.

Strong Intermediate

I always ski parallel, am able to vary turn shape to control my speed, use poles to help the timing of my turns and am comfortable tackling all the terrain that Afton Alps has to offer.

Advanced

I love skiing everything, anytime and regularly challenge myself on a variety of terrain - moguls, crud, groomers.  I continue to work on my versatility as a skier.

 

SNOWBOARD

What Level Snowboarder Am I?

Description

First Timer

I’ve never snowboarded before.  I want to try a new adventure!

Beginner

I’ve snowboarded a few days.  I’m comfortable traversing across green terrain and know how to slip slide on both heel and toe side edges. I ride with control and can turn to a complete stop.

Strong Beginner

I am working on completing a heel side and toe side turns on green terrain.

Intermediate

I can successfully complete a heal side and toe side turn.  I can link consecutive turns in control on green and some blue terrain.

Strong Intermediate

I am comfortable linking turns on blue terrain and can control speed with turn shape.  Beginning to carve and ride switch.

Advanced

I enjoy riding on all different types of terrain, across the whole mountain.  Learning to snowboard on moguls along with flat land and terrain park tricks.

 

*If you have any questions, please call the Ski and Snowboard School office and we would be happy to help decipher what level you or your child would be most suited in.  (651)436-5245 X278