Snowboard Level Assessment
Beginner: This is your first time on a snowboard
Goals: Learn how the equipment works, learn how to glide to a controlled stop, how to change directions while slipping downhill (falling leaf), how to load and unload chairlift.
Novice: Have ridden a chairlift. Gaining confidence in direction changes (falling leaf). Working towards linked "s" turns.
Goals: Developing skills to make confident turns on greens. Starting to play with different turn shapes/sizes.
Intermediate: Confident making turns of various sizes on green runs. Comfortable with different speeds.
Goals: Develop the skills to make turns on blue runs and exploring new terrain.
Advanced: Can make turns on all blue runs and on some double blue. Starting to explore some easier ungroomed terrain.
Goals: Develop the skills to make a variety of turns in all groomed and some off-piste areas.
Expert: Can ride all groomed terrain and most off-piste
Goals: Develop tactics to handle a variety of terrain in a variety of conditions