Ski & Snowboard Programmes

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Our ski & snowboard programmes are designed to help skiers and snowboarders develop their skills and take their skiing/snowboarding to the next level.

 

Times and Dates:

 

Youth ski progamme:

2 x 1,5 hour lesson/day (9:00AM and 12:30PM)

Snowboard Youth and Adult programme:

1,5 hour lesson/day (9:00AM)

 

Choose from one of the following:

-School Holiday Week 1 (Monday-Friday) 11th to 15th July.

-School Holiday Week 2 (Monday-Friday) 18th to 22nd July.*

Week 2- Intermediate and Advanced lessons sold out

7 Sundays – Intermediate lessons sold out

-7-Sunday Programme commencing 31st July.

 

Pricing:

- All rates displayed are true and correct at the time of printing/publishing and are subject to change at any time without notice.

*Note: Children/youth ski programmes are 2 x 1.5 hour lessons per day. Snowboard and adult programmes are 1 x 1.5 hour lesson per day.

 

Beginner Ski Camp

Groups and availability:

- 5 to 10 years old (8 Spots)

- 11 to 16 years old (8 Spots)

- Adults >16yr old (8 Spots)

Ski group lessons which take place at our Sun kid Carpet and Platter Lift. Skiers learn how to stop, turn and control their speed before heading towards the chairlift.

Level 1: Never skied before or is unable to stop with confidence on a gentle slope.

Level 2:  Learning to turn in control on gentle slopes. Usually rides magic carpet lifts.

 

Intermediate Ski Camp

Groups and availability:

- 5 to 10 years old (8 Spots)

- 11 to 16 years old (8 Spots)

- Adults >16yr old (8 Spots)

Ski group lessons which take place at the intermediate area before heading up the chairlift. Skiers are in control of their snowplow turns and can stop with confidence on steeper terrain. Learning to turn parallel down blue slopes and explore more varied terrain.

Level 3: Can link strong snowplow turns or wide stance parallel on the gentle slopes at the beginner's area, almost ready to progress to the chairlift.

Level 4: Able to ski parallel turns with pole plant. Can ski most blue runs, more advanced blues remain a challenge. Would like to explore more varied terrain.

 

Advanced Ski Camp

Groups and availability:

-5 to 10 years old (8 spots)

-11 to 16 years old (8 spots)

Ski group lessons take place over the whole mountain. Skiers are in control of their parallel turns and are comfortable on every lift. Learning to control their skiing down more difficult terrain and disciplines such as Race, Freeride and Freestyle.

Level 5+6:  Learning, short turns, off-piste, moguls, powder and more difficult terrain. Enjoys the challenge of skiing in control in all conditions and terrain and wants to refine these skills.

 

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Beginner Snowboard Camp 

Groups and availability:

- 11-16 years old (8 spots)

- Adults >16yr old (8 spots)

Snowboard group lessons take place at our Sun Kid carpet and Platter lift. Snowboarders learn how to be comfortable on their board, stop by controlling both edges and how to turn.

Level 1: No experience snowboarding before. Will learn how to move on a snowboard with 1 foot strapped in, sliding down the hill on heel- and toeside at the platter area.

Level 2: Can confidently come down the Platter on both edges and give direction. Starting to C-turn by going down the fall line changing edges.

 

Intermediate Snowboard Camp

Groups and availability:

- 11-16 years old (8 spots)

- Adults >16yr old (8 spots)

Snowboard group lessons take place at the Intermediate Area before heading up the chairlift. Snowboarders can turn and stop confidently on both edges. Learning to carve, explore more varied terrain and introduction to Freeride and Freestyle."

Level 3: Can turn confidently down the Platter controlling his speed. Starting to do little jumps and explore steeper terrain. Ready to advance to the Easy Rider chairlift.

 

Ski & Snowboard rental packages are available on all programmes.

Youth:

5 day $115

7 day $159

Adults:

5 day $199

7 day $259

Please email snowsports@skiporters.co.nz to purchase rentals packages.

 

Please note* Programmes do not include a lift pass. For further info please email snowsports@skiporters.co.nz.

Terms & Conditions

- A minimum of six participants per group is required for the programme to go ahead. If any programme lacks the numbers to go ahead, you will be advised and refunded in full. 

- Contingency days are offered only in the event the ski area is closed, not due to no-shows on an open day. Please contact us via snowsports@skiporters.co.nz if you are unsure.

- Purchase of training programme does not include Ski Pass or Rentals.

- We are not responsible for you missing a lesson if you are late or do not show up.

- Please note that all rates displayed are true and correct at the time of printing/publishing and are subject to change at any time without notice. 

- Rentals package includes skis, boots, poles or snowboard & boots.