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Groups Lessons and Kid’s Camps purchased through the Boyne Highlands eStore do not include equipment rental. If you require equipment rental or would prefer to take a lesson or camp not offered through the eStore, please contact the SnowSports Academy Reservation Office at 231.526.3056.

Ski Group Lesson Levels

First TimeAdvanced BeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Level 1First time on skis
Level 2Stops and controls speed with snowplow. Attempts to make turns. Rides wonder carpet and rope tow alone.
Level 3Links controlled snowplow turns in both directions. Rides chairlift safely. Stands up alone after falling and follows directions.
Level 4Controls speed and direction through linking snowplow turns and alternating radius of turns. Can match skis at the end of turn and traverse.
Level 5Skis on all green runs in control, matches skis in the turn and adjusts readily to bumps and jumps. Ready for pole plant.
Level 6Skis all blue runs in control. Makes basic parallel turns on greens and some blues, demonstrates speed control by steering skis at the end of turn. Can sideslip and hockey stop.
Level 7Skis open parallel turns, alternates turn radius, and pole plants comfortably. Attempts to ski moguls and take air off jumps.
Level 8Makes consistent and carved parallel turns with pole plant, demonstrating ability in edging and pressure control. Skis race courses.
Level 9Makes dynamic short and long radius parallel turn with a strong pole plant on all terrain and snow conditions. Exemplifies proficiency on the steeps, in the race course, through moguls and during airtime.

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