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Customer Notice: Unfortunately our Toboggan Ride is out of action until further notice. Sno-Tube and Drop Slide remains available. We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused. 17.01.19

Special Sessions

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Levels   One Day Courses   Price Table   FAQ

Coffee Morning

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Running every Friday from 10am to 12pm (16+ Only).

A relaxed coaching session on the Main Slope with an interval half way for refreshments with the Instructor in our Alpine Bar and Restaurant. You must be confident in your snowplough turns and controlling speed (Level 4) to attend Coffee Morning. Booking in advance is required.

Special Offer – £15.00 per person until 16th February. (Members discounts not valid with this offer)

Usual Prices 

£20.00 Per Session (Members Rate: £15.00)

Check out our Membership Packages to make great savings.

Ski Improver Clubs

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Saturday Ski Club –  3pm to 5pm

Thursday Ski Club – 7pm to 9pm 

A relaxed coaching session on the Main Slope. You must be confident in your snowplough turns and controlling speed (Level 4) to attend Ski Clubs.

Booking in advance is required.

 SPECIAL OFFER – £10.00 per  person upto 16th February! (Members discount not valid with this offer)

Usual Prices

Adults £20.00 (Members Rate: £15:00)

Juniors £15.00 (Members Rate: £11.25)

Check out our Membership Packages here to make great savings.

After School Club

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Running every Monday from 5pm to 6:30pm

Suitable for Skiers (Level 5+)  and Snowboarders (Mod D+)

Only £5.00 per session – (Members rate £3.75)

This is a supervised session only and therefore all participants must be confident Main Slope open practice standard skiers or snowboarders. The supervising instructor will alternate where possible between a Ski and Snowboard Instructor.  

Booking in advance required.

Snowboard Improvers

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SUNDAYS 4:30-6pm 

Perfect for anyone looking to brush up their skills or try the main slope for the first time.

Special Offer

£15.00 Adults

£10.00 Junior

Valid until 16th February 2020! (Members discount not vaild with this offer) 

Usual Price 

£20.00Adults

£15.00 Junors

Booking is required. Call 01283 890089.

 

Open practice is recreational use of the slope, without tuition. It’s available to experienced skiers and boarders. Available in 1.5 hour sessions!

For the enjoyment and safety of all of our customers, anyone wishing to enjoy the slope without tuition must be an experienced slope user who meets our minimum skill levels. Therefore, you must be at Level 4 standard for skiing or Level C standard for snowboarding to use the slopes without supervision. 

 

If you’re a little short of this standard, have a look at our available lessons or club sessions.  We’ll get you up to scratch in no time.

There is a minimum age limit of 4 years for skiing. Last tickets are sold 1.5 hours before closing time.

Ski Levels

The minimum requirement for open practice is Level 4

Linking Turns

  • Location: Nursery Slope
  • Linked snowplough turns: Cover the basics of turning using a snowplough
  • Linked plough turns – varied radius & control of speed: Be able to control plough turns and change them based on the terrain steepness, whilst maintaining there speed.

Basic & Plough Swings

  • Location: Nursery and Main Slope
  • Basic plough parallel: Ploughing around the corner and matching skis after the fall-line.
  • Plough parallel: Progressively matching skis earlier in the fall-line.

Learning to Parallel Turn

  • Location: Main Slope
  • Basic parallel turn: Be able to perform controlled S-shaped turns down the slope with lots of skid keeping the skis parallel throughout the turn.
  • Parallel turns – long radius: Be able to do wide controlled parallel turns using the entire slope, whilst still maintaining control of speed.

Snowboard Levels

The minimum requirement for open practice is Level D

Entering the Fall Line

  • Location: Nursery and Main Slope
  • Falling leaf – toe and heel – into fall line: Be able to move the snowboard from a level side slip, both toe or heel, into the fall line (straight down the hill) while maintaining good posture and balance, then return back to controlled side slip using a controlled skid.
  • Garlands – toe and heel – into fall line: Same as falling leaf, just in same consecutive direction.

Developing turns

  • Location: Main Slope
  • Basic turn: Be able to get you board from level side slip to straight and back out on opposite edge making a C-shaped turn, e.g. heel edge-straight-toe edge. You will learn to be able to do this starting on either edge.
  • Linked turns: Be able to link 2 basic turns together to make controlled S-shaped turns, e.g. hell edge-straight-toe edge-straight-heel edge.
  • Intermediate turns: Be able to do linked turns at higher speed without slowing down as much between turns.

Refining Turns

  • Location: Main Slope
  • Advanced turns / Carving: High speed turns down the slope using more edge and less skid to make the turns.

Ski Levels

The minimum requirement for open practice is Level 4

Level 4

Linking Turns

  • Location: Nursery Slope
  • Linked snowplough turns: Cover the basics of turning using a snowplough
  • Linked plough turns – varied radius & control of speed: To pass this level the skier has to be able to independently make 6 or more snowplough turns from the top of this slope in control.
Level 5

Basic & Plough Swings

  • Location: Nursery and Main Slope
  • Basic plough parallel: Ploughing around the corner and matching skis after the fall-line.
  • Plough parallel: Progressively matching skis earlier in the fall-line.
Level 6

Learning to Parallel Turn

  • Location: Main Slope
  • Basic parallel turn: Be able to perform controlled S-shaped turns down the slope with lots of skid keeping the skis parallel throughout the turn.
  • Parallel turns – long radius: Be able to do wide controlled parallel turns using the entire slope, whilst still maintaining control of speed.

Snowboard Levels

The minimum requirement for open practice is Level D

Level D

Entering the Fall Line

  • Location: Nursery and Main Slope
  • Falling leaf – toe and heel – into fall line: Be able to move the snowboard from a level side slip, both toe or heel, into the fall line (straight down the hill) while maintaining good posture and balance, then return back to controlled side slip using a controlled skid.
  • Garlands – toe and heel – into fall line: Same as falling leaf, just in same consecutive direction.
Level E

Developing turns

  • Location: Main Slope
  • Basic turn: Be able to get you board from level side slip to straight and back out on opposite edge making a C-shaped turn, e.g. heel edge-straight-toe edge. You will learn to be able to do this starting on either edge.
  • Linked turns: Be able to link 2 basic turns together to make controlled S-shaped turns, e.g. hell edge-straight-toe edge-straight-heel edge.
  • Intermediate turns: Be able to do linked turns at higher speed without slowing down as much between turns.
Level F

Refining Turns

  • Location: Main Slope
  • Advanced turns / Carving: High speed turns down the slope using more edge and less skid to make the turns.

Open Practice Prices

Open Practice is available during all opening hours.