Ability Levels

Level Description

Level 1: Complete Beginners with no skiing/snowboarding experience.

Level 2: Advanced beginners able to use the magic carpet / handle tow on the nursery slopes, some control of speed and direction.

Level 3: Skiers and snowboarders should be able to ride all lifts on the nursery and easy slopes, be able to control speed using turns.

Level 4: Confident on blue runs, turning comfortably. Skiers should have their skis parallel some of the time. Snowboarders should be confident on both heel and toe side turns.

Level 5: Confident on red runs when conditions are good. Feel challenged by ice, moguls or deep snow.

Level 6: Confident with red runs in all conditions, get down most black runs. Looking to improve in moguls, off-piste or carving.

Level 7: Confident on blacks and be able to safely get down itinerary routes. Working on improving skills and speed in carving, moguls or powder or be waiting to improve jumps and tricks in the freestyle park.

Find out which of our lesson types are right for your ability level using the grid below:

Ability Level Private Lessons
(all ages)
Adult Groups ‘Kids Club’ Groups ‘Extreme Kids’
Performance Private
or Group Lessons
Off Piste Training
or Guiding
Instructor Training