Skills Guide

Rhythm Ski My Current Ability Lesson Goals My Terrain
Level 1 Beginner I would like to start from the beginning. I cannot stop or glide Confidently stop & make single turns Flat green terrain, which may be accessed by a moving carpet
Level 2 Learning to Turn I can confidently stop in a snow plough on flat slopes & can make single turns in a Snowplough To link my turns together confidently to control speed I am comfortable on flat green terrain & may venture onto beginner terrain accessed by lifts
Level 3 Linking Turns I can confidently link turns and control my speed while in a Snowplough I am learning to match my skis earlier in my turn, and vary my turn size and shape I am comfortable on green runs accessed by lifts. And would like to explore more similar terrain
Level 4 Refining Turns I can make parallel turns & a variety of turn sizes Refine my parallel turns, including learning to pole plant. While exploringmore varied terrain & snow conditions I can ski most blue (red) terrain, however more advanced blue runs are a challenge
Level 5 Intermediate Strong parallel turns with a pole plant on all blue terrain & some black terrain Learning how to manage a variety of snow conditions & terrain, including riding powder, short turns, carving,moguls & off piste skiing Able to ski comfortably on all blues & easy black runs. Learning to manage off piste terrain
Level 6 Advanced Able to ski in control in a variety of conditions/terrain Refining my skills on steeps, trees, drops off piste riding & freestyle skills I can ski in control in expert terrain, both on & off piste in a variety of conditions
Level 7 Expert I ride in a variety of snow conditions/terrain at speed. I like to challenge myself & am experienced in powder Expanding my mountain experience to include slack/backcountry riding, tighter trees, drops, freestyle & challenging myself at higher speeds I can ski aggressively & in control in a variety of off piste conditions & at varying speed
Rhythm Snowboard My Current Ability Lesson Goals My Terrain
Level 1 Beginner I would like to start from the beginning or I need help to stop Confidently glide control my direction and stop on both edges Flat green terrain, which may be accessed by a moving carpet
Level 2 Learning to Turn can confidently glide & change my direction on both edges. I am learning to make single turns without assistance I am comfortable on flat green terrain & may venture onto beginner terrain accessed by lifts.
Level 3 Linking Turns I am learning to link my turns on green terrain Linking my turns with more confidence & control & progressing to more challenging green terrain I am using terrain in the beginner area, including moving carpets & chair lifts
Level 4 Refining Turns I can link turns on all green runs with control & confidence. I can ride all chairlifts I am learning to make a variety of turn sizes & learning basic freestyle I can ride all green terrain & am progressing to easy blue
Level 5 Intermediate I can link turns on all blue runs & learning to ride in a variety of conditions Learning powder, short turns, off piste & terrain park All blue terrain, beginner terrain parks & easy black & off-piste
Level 6 Advanced I can ride in a variety of conditions including black runs & the terrain park Refining my skills on steeps, trees, drops off piste riding & freestyle skills I can snowboard in control expert terrain, both on & off piste in a variety of conditions
Level 7 Expert I ride in a variety of snow conditions/terrain at speed. I like to challenge myself & am experienced in powder Expanding my mountain experience to include slack/backcountry riding, tighter trees, drops, freestyle & challenging myself at higher speeds I can snowboard aggressively & in control in a variety of off piste conditions & at varying speed