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What’s My Ability Level?

SKIING & SNOWBOARDING

Beginner

  • 1st time skiing/snowboarding
  • Been skiing/snowboarding before, but not ready to load the chairlift
  • Needs to work on stopping consistently
  • Needs a 1st time lesson refresher

Advanced Beginner

  • Green runs remain a bit of a challenge
  • Prefers a slower pace
  • Able to put ski/snowboard on/off with little or no help
  • Can load and unload the chair-lift safely
  • Can stand up alone after a fall
  • Knows how to stop on demand and may know how to do minor direction changes
  • Has been skiing/snowboarding for 1-3 days or hasn’t been in a long time

Intermediate

  • Feel very confident and know how to comfortably control speed and link turns on green runs
  • Able to take skis or snowboard on and off
  • Can stand up alone after a fall
  • Can load and unload the chair-lift safely
  • Blue runs can be challenging

Advanced

  • Feel very confident and know how to comfortably control speed and link turns on blue runs
  • Advanced lessons are going to challenge your kids on blue terrain and will stay on groomed terrain at Navajo and may go to Giant Steps
  • Lessons start at Navajo. Lesson may move over to Giant Steps during the lesson
  • Offered for ski lessons only

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