Angel Fire Resort | Reasonable Expectations for Your Skiing Child

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Sep 2, 2014

Hi: 76 Lo: 38

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Reasonable Expectations for Your Skiing Child

Adults | Children | Private | Adaptive/Nordic

“BY THE END OF THE DAY YOUR CHILD SHOULD BE ABLE TO…”

AGE/GRADE
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DAY 2
DAY 3
DAY 4
DAY 5

PRESCHOOL
(4 YEARS OLD)

Balance on equipment while standing still.  Glide with skis parallel

Form stationary wedge

Be able to stop with some assistance using wedge on Dreamcatcher

Link wedge turns and stop with control on Dreamcatcher

Link wedge turns on most green runs

KINDERGARTEN
(5 YEARS OLD)

Form stationary wedge

Be able to stop with some assistance using wedge on Dreamcatcher

Link wedge turns and stop with control on Dreamcatcher

Link wedge turns on most green runs

Link wedge turns on all green runs

GRADES 1-2
(6-7 YEARS OLD)

Use wedge to stop on Sunkid

Link wedge turns and stop with control on Dreamcatcher

Link wedge turns on most green runs

Link wedge turns on all green runs

Link wedge turns on most blue runs

GRADES 3-4
(8-9 YEARS OLD)

Stop and turn both ways on Dreamcatcher

Link wedge turns and stop in control on most green runs

Link wedge turns on all green runs

Link wedge turns on most blue runs

Match skis at the end of turn on green runs; link wedge turns through small moguls

GRADES 5-7
(10-12 YEARS OLD)

Link wedge turns and stop with control on Dreamcatcher

Link wedge turns on all green runs

Link wedge turns on most blue runs

Match skis at the end of turn on green runs; link wedge turns through small moguls

Match skis at the end of turn on groomed blue runs