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Recreational Skiing

Recreational Skiing

GENERAL INFORMATION

Once you have achieved our Recreational Standard you are able to come and use our slopes unsupervised. Ski recreationaly with us and you can really develop your technique, fine tuning the skills you may have learnt in our lessons.

Skiers who regularly ski recreationaly, find their fitness levels and overall skill improve dramatically. Save £££’s with one of our annual lift passes, for a one off fee, you get unlimited access to the slopes!

ABILITY LEVELS

For safety reasons we cannot allow inexperienced skiers on the slopes without guidance from one of our qualified instructors. If you do not meet the required recreational standard (see below) then you must book lessons, please contact us to discuss the various options.

Required Recreational Standard

1) Able to sidestep up and down both sides, straight shuss and create a snow plough.

2) Able to snow plough glide, brake and stop.

3) Able to do all of the above, use a ski lift safely and perform linked snow plough turns.

4) Able to use the main lift and main slope

Please note: Members of the public are not permitted to teach others at Snowtrax. All inexperienced skiers must book lessons with one of our trained instructors.

The smaller slope and Travelator are available in recreational times to experienced public however they may be in use for lessons, so please be prepared to use the main slope in peak times if asked, thank you.

Helmets, gloves, long sleeves and trousers are advised to worn at all times. Helmets are mandatory while using jumps and freestyle equipment.

PRICING

2 Hour Session

£15.50 Adults

£13.50 Under 16

Equipment Hire
£3.95 per person

TIMETABLE

Usual Recreational Opening times:

PLEASE NOTE THE CENTRE IS CLOSING AT 6PM ON SUNDAY 16TH DECEMBER

Monday to Friday
10.00am – 10pm – (please note below slope closures on Wednesdays and weekends!)

Saturday 

1.00pm – 5.00pm reopens 6.30pm -10.00pm

Sunday

12.30pm – 10.00pm

Slope Closures:

Due to Race Club and childrens classes THE SLOPEs ARE CLOSED FOR RECREATIONAL USE AS FOLLOWS:

Wednesdays 5.30pm -9pm

– Saturdays 8.30am until 1.00PM and 5pm until 6.30pm 

– Sundays 9am until 10.00am    (winter months closed until 12.30pm)

Restricted slope space:

Saturday
Slope open for  recreational use from 1pm (ramps and rails session from 6.30pm until 9.30pm, limited space on the slopes)

Sunday
(ramps and rails session from 6.30pm until 9.30pm, limited space on the slopes)