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Adult Lesson Levels

If you need a little assistance in working out which level you're at, follow the guidelines below or visit Hotham Central Snowsports Centre for more information.



Skiing Levels

Level Ability Terrain
1 First Time Skier Flat
2 You can snowplough and stop. You are learning to turn and ride a lift Base of Summit
3 You can snowplough turn. You have ridden a lift. Mileage and consolidation skills. Summit & Big D
4 Starting blue terrain. Learning skills that bring your skis for parallel. Sun Run and Slalom Gully
5 Parallel skiing. Learning long and short turns with a pole plant. Moving towards black terrain.   Imagine & Snake Gully 
Black Diamond You can make short parallel turns with a pole plant on blue - black terrain. Workshop topics include Dynamic Short Turns, Intro to Bumps, Intro to Steep Terrain. Spargo's and Blue Ribbon 
Double Black Diamond Held 1.25 to 3.30pm daily. Skiing the whole mountain. Workshop topics include Off Piste, Ice and Steeps. Mary's Slide, Brockoff and Gotcha Ridge.


Snowboard Levels

Level Ability Terrain
1 First time snowboarding. In level 1 you will learn how to balance on your snowboard, gain edge control and learn how to sideslip Flat
2 Your level 2 lesson will teach you how to sideslip on both edges and gain direction control in a falling leaf Summit
3 In a level 3 lesson you will learn how to link and refine turns progressing towards blue terrain Sun Run & Slalom Gully
4 During your level 4 lesson you will learn how to refine your turns on blue terrain, progress towards black terrain or learn some introductory freestyle moves Canyon and Snake Gully
5 Learn to turn on steeps, progress your carving skills or learn some more advanced freestyle Gun Barrel and Mary's Slide



Contact the Hotham Snowsports Centre

Phone 03 5759 4450