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Ability Chart

MOUNT SIMA SNOW SCHOOL ABILITY CHARTS

Group
Name
SKIING
Ability
Gopher
Never Ever
I have never done any type of gliding.
I do not participate in any sport regularly.
Snow Rabbit
Never Ever +
I have never done any type of gliding.
I participate in other sports regularly, as in Club (Cross-country skiing, Hockey, Skating, Gymnastics, Climbing…)
Coyote
Beginner
I am able to control my speed using a snowplow.
I can stop on my own on a slight slope.
I can change direction across the hill.
I can ski the bunny hill, but other green runs remain a challenge.
Lynx
Novice
I am able to control my speed and have the ability to link snowplow turns or wide stance parallel on green runs.
I can ski green runs, but blue runs remain a challenge.
I am matching my skis at end of turns on blue runs.
I am familiar with riding the chair lift.
Dall Sheep
Intermediate
I am able to control my speed and I can ski parallel on blue runs.
I am increasing speed and starting to coordinate movements on blue terrain.
I am starting to explore moguls and varied terrain.
I am starting to venture into the green terrain park.
Raven
Advanced
I am able to control my speed and I am able to ski strong parallel turns with a pole plant on all blue runs, starting to carve turns.
I am consolidating skills on black runs and refining skills on blue runs.
I like to explore un-groomed, steeper and varied terrain.
I am able to ski a shorter radius turn on blue runs.
I can confidently ski in the terrain park.
Group
Name
SNOWBOARDING
Ability
Gopher
Never Ever
I have never done any type of gliding.
I do not participate in any sport regularly.
Snow Rabbit
Never Ever +
I have never done any type of gliding.
I participate in other sports regularly, as in Club (Cross-country skiing, Hockey, Skating, Gymnastics, Climbing…)
Coyote
Beginner
I have ridden once or twice before.
I can stop on my own.
I side slip confidently on toe or heel edge.
I am starting to side slip across the hill (pendulum).
I feel comfortable on the bunny hill, but other green runs remain a challenge.
Lynx
Novice
I am able to control my speed and I can link heel and toe edge on green runs.
I am side slipping across the hill (pendulum) on most blue runs.
I can stand up by myself.
I am familiar with riding the chair lift.
Dall Sheep
Intermediate
I am able to control my speed and I can confidently link turns on blue terrain.
I am increasing speed and starting to consolidate movements on blue terrain.
I am starting to explore moguls and varied terrain.
I am starting to venture into the green terrain park.
Raven
Advanced
I am able to control my speed and show aggressive riding on all blue runs, starting to carve turns.
I am consolidating skills on black runs and refining skills on blue runs.
I like to explore un-groomed, steeper and varied terrain.
I am able to ride a short radius turn on blue runs.
I can confidently ride in the terrain park.