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Monty Goes to College pt. 2 – Victim Loyalty
January 21, 2015

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Well I must say this last week in Utah at the Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School was quite a success. The adventures started with having a service dog in the airport, to flying in an AirMed helicopter to an avalanche scenario on the final day of class. Monty was ...Read More

Monty Goes to College pt. 2 – Victim Loyalty,



Safety First Kids
January 15, 2015

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Safety First! National Safety Month occurs every year in January. Many ski areas across the country participate in Safety Month to educate skiers and snowboarders about being safe, and to use common sense on the slopes. National Safety Month includes a poster drawing contest, a photo contest, and participating resorts also compete for ...Read More

Safety First Kids,



Monty Goes to College
January 13, 2015

Alyeska Ski Resort, Alaska, Alyeska Ski Resort, Alaska - The Alyeska Resort Blog

Alyeska’s youngest Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Monty, has arrived in the great state of Utah where he will be joining other rescue dogs from all over the world for specialty training with Wasatch Backcountry Rescue search and rescue dog school. Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School is a four day ...Read More

Monty Goes to College,



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Determine Your level

ALPINE

Children Ages 3 & 4

 

Cub Never skied before
(Or has skied before but cannot stop independently)
Goals:  Have fun familiarizing with the mountain environment and equipment. 
Learn to slide and stop independently on easy green terrain.
                                   
Supercub I can stop or turn independently on easy Green Terrain
 Goals:  Learn to link turns on easy Green Terrain

Note:  Some experienced Supercubs can already link turns on Blue & Green Terrain.

Children Ages 5 to 12 & Adults 13+

 

Adult:  Level 1
Kids: Pika
Never skied before
Introduction and familiarization of beginner area and equipment.
Goals:     Learn to stand, climb, skate, stop and introduction to wedge turns easy Green Terrain
                                                  
Adult:  Level 2
Kids: Marmot 
I can make wedge turns on easy Green Terrain
 Goals:   Makes controlled linked wedge turns on easy Green Terrain
   
Adult:  Level 3
Kids:  Moose
I can link wedge turns on Green Terrain
Goals:  Varied turn shapes and introduction to parallel turns
   
Adult:  Level 4
Kids:  Bear
I’m confident with beginner parallel turns on easy Blue Terrain
My skis start the turn in a wedge and end the turn parallel
Goals: Working on earlier matching of skis to advance the parallel turn
   
Adult:  Level 5/6  
Kids:  Mountain Goat 
I can make parallel turns most of the time, occasionally starting in a wedge. 
I use my poles in time with my turns, and I’m comfortable on all Blue Terrain.
Goals:  Master parallel turn on Blue Terrain with varied turn shapes
   
Adult:  Level 7/8
Kids:  Eagle  
I can ski parallel on all Blue Terrain in varied snow conditions
I can make short, medium and long radius turns.
Goals:   Introduction to bumps and Black Diamond Terrain.
   
Adult:  Level 9 Ready to master all terrain and snow conditions
I am a strong skier and am able to make carved turns, in a variety of radius, on all groomed terrain. 
I can ski all off piste terrain with speed and confidence and using different turn types.

 


SNOWBOARD

Children Ages 5 to 7

 

Mini Rider I  Never been on a snowboard, or cannot stop independently
Goals: Have fun familiarizing with the mountain environment and equipment. 
Learn to slide and stop independently on easy green terrain.
                                                 
Mini Rider II I’ve taken a lesson before, I’m working on controlling my speed and turning on heel & toe edges
Goals: Learn to link turns on easy Green Terrain.

Note:  Some experienced Mini Riders can already link turns on Blue & Green Terrain.

Children Ages 8 to 12 & Adults 13+

 

Level 1 Never been on a snowboard
Introduction & familiarization of beginner area and equipment
Goals:

Learn to stand, climb, skate, stop and start to make direction changes on easy Green Terrain.

                                                      
Level 2 I have snowboarded before but I'm not comfortable riding on both my heel and toe edges and/or not linking heel side and toe side turns.
Goals: Linking turns with control on easy Green Terrain.
   
Level 3 Able to link turns on all Green Terrain
Goals: Working towards mastering varied turn shapes on easy blue terrain.
   
Level 4 Comfortable riding Blue Terrain
Goals: Working on mastering varied snow conditions, turn shapes, introduction to bumps & Black Terrain, master carving.
   
Level 5 Comfortable riding Black Terrain
Goals: Master varied snow conditions & bumps on Black Terrain.
   
Level 6 Able to ride the entire mountain in all conditions

 Questions? Call the Mountain Learning Center at 907-754-2280 or reach us via email.



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