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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 recreationally with us and you can really develop your technique, fine tuning the skills you may have learnt in our lessons.

Skiers who regularly ski recreationally, find their fitness levels and overall skiing ability improves 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 Skiing 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 the main ski lift safely and perform several linked snow plough turns on the main slope.

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 ski instructors.

The middle Travelator slopes are sometimes available in recreational times to experienced public only,  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

Adults £15.75

Under 16 £13.75

Equipment Hire
£4.25 per person
Our rental shop is fully stocked with Salomon Skis & Boots

TIMETABLE

Usual Recreational Opening times:

Please note NO RECREATIONAL USE ON SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER FROM 8.30AM – 6.30PM DUE TO A RACE EVENT.

Monday to Friday
10.00am – 9pm – (please note below slope closures on Wednesdays and weekends!)

Saturday 

1.00pm – 5.00pm reopens 6.30pm -10.00pm

Sunday

11am-5.45pm

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 10.00am -11am   (winter months closed until 12.30pm)

Restricted slope space:

Tuesday & Friday

(Freestyle Club session from 6.30pm until 8.30pm, limited space on the slopes)

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