Find your level for Alpine Skiing


Beginner

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Level 1

I’m a total beginner! This is my first time, I’ve never skied before!

  • Understand the equipment

  • Balance whilst sliding

  • Make a snowlpough shape

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Level 2

I can snowplough stop competently on green runs and I’m learning to snowplough turn on green runs.

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Level 3

I’m comfortable snowplough turning on green and easy blue runs but keen to learn to parallel turn.

 

Intermediate

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Level 4

I’m starting to venture onto all blue and easy red runs. Confident skiing parallel on these pistes.

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Level 5

I’m comfortable skiing on most red runs but would like to improve my technique so that I can comfortably tackle tricky snow conditions, steeper slopes or begin carving.

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Level 6

I’m happy skiing on any colour runs. I am keen to improve my technique to perform better on the piste in grippy short turns and carving long turns. Conditions allow I’m interested in off-piste.

 
 

Advanced

 
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Level 7

I can ski the whole mountain with confidence on piste and off piste. I am looking to push my technical knowledge and level in different areas such as, on piste, off-piste, moguls and ski touring.

 
 

Find your level for Nordic Skiing

 
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Beginner

I am someone who has never tried Cross-country skiing or I have used the equipment but couldn’t work out what I was supposed to be doing

Improver

I have grasped the basics of diagonal stride or skate and the techniques for gentle downhill and uphill slopes.

Intermediate

I have a grasp of most techniques and when to apply them. I am comfortable covering many kilometres at a respectable pace

 
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Advanced

I am comfortable with all techniques and on all terrain but would like to refine some of the techniques. I can wind up the speed and really travel.