Find Your Ski Level

Use the following to work out the ski level of yourself and anyone else in your group.

Adults (15 Years +)

First Timers: Never skied before.
– Equipment familiarization, moving with skis on, stance, stopping and intro to turning.

Level 1: Able to do a snowplough stop and starting to turn.
– We will learn / improve our snowplough turns.

Level 2: Able to link strong snowplough turns on green (Beginner) terrain.
– We will learn / improve our christie turns and start to ski red (Intermediate) terrain.

Level 3: Able to link strong christie turns on easier red (Intermediate) terrain.
– We will learn basic parallel turns and explore more challenging red (Intermediate) terrain.

Level 4: Able to link parallel turns on all red (Intermediate) terrain.
 – We will improve parallel turn technique and gain confidence on easier black (Advanced) and un-groomed terrain.

Level 5: Able to perform confident parallel turns on groomed and un-groomed black Advanced) terrain.
– We will improve technique and confidence for all turn and terrain types.

PRIVATE LESSONS
ADULT GROUP LESSONS

yuki the yeti in hakuba

HAKUBA HEROES (7-14 YEARS)

White: Never skied before.

Yellow: Able to do a strong snowplough stop and starting to turn.
– We will learn / improve our snowplough turns and explore more green (beginner) terrain.

Green: Able to link strong snowplow turns on green terrain
– We will explore more challenging red (intermediate) terrain and learn how to make parallel turns on easy terrain.

Blue: Able to link parallel turns on green terrain and stem christie on red (intermediate terrain)
– We will improve our parallel turn ability and confidence on red (intermediate) terrain.

Red: Able to link parallel turns on easy black (advanced) terrain.
 – We will improve parallel turn technique and gain confidence on more black (advanced) terrain.

Black: Able to link parallel turns with confidence on black (advanced) terrain, and be a safe and model skier.
 – We will increase our advanced skiing skills on all terrain.

HAKUBA HEROES
yuki getting some air

YETI CLUB (3-6 YEARS)

White: I have never skied before and learning to stop.

Yellow: I can stop. I am learning to turn.

Green: I becoming a strong turner, matching at the end of my turn.

Blue: I am learning to parallel ski.

Red: I am strong parallel exploring a variety of terrain.

YETI CLUB

yuki the yeti club mascot