The Mt Baw Baw Snowsports Team is here to help you improve whether it is your first time on the slopes or you're perfecting those tricky manoeuvres.


Not sure what ability level you are? Check here

 

 

Kids & Youth Group Lessons

Ensure the best possible experience for your children by booking them into our snowsports school!
From $70 pp
 

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Adult Group Lessons

If this is your first time skiing or boarding, or this is you first time at Mt Baw Baw, we recommend taking a lesson with one of our experienced instructors.
From $90 pp
 
 
 

Private Lessons

A private lesson with our qualified instructors means you'll have the best opportunity to fine tune your skills. Have a lesson on-on-one or add up to four extra people.
From $120 pp
 
 
 

Adaptive Ski Lessons

We believe the snow is for everyone! Our qualified are here to help people with disabilities enjoy skiing and snowboarding. Contact us if to discuss your needs and availavbility.
 

More questions? Call or email us. The snowsports office is open from late May to late September*

*Please note it is your responsibility to be on time for your lesson. If you are late we will endeavour to book you into another time but can't the availability.

 

 

 

What's my skiing or snowboarding level?

Rate your own ability but identifying what you can do confidently. If you can do everything on the list with ease you move up to the next level. e.g. if you can’t “wedge parallel” you’re remain on the “Beginner” level
 

Ski Skills Progression

First Time Skiier

You:
  • Know your equipment, know how to skate, can demonstrate basic stance and straight running
  • Can ride the Magic Carpet.
  • Know the Mountain Responsibility Code (Safety on the slopes).

Beginner Skiier

You:
  • Can demonstrate stopping, direction change, standing up by yourself and speed control.
  • Know the Mountain Responsibility Code (Safety on the slopes)

Intermediate Skiier

You:
  • Can ride lifts (platter / button drag lifts)
  • Can demonstrate an S-Turn and wedge parallel
  • Can demonstrate beginner park skills*
*optional learning path

Advanced Skiier

You:
  • Can ski full parallel, demonstrate proper technique such as physical stance, rolling of edges, separation, skiing backward.
  • Understand ski performance i.e. flexion and extension,
  • Can demonstrate more advanced park skills*
*optional learning path

 

Snowboard Skills Progression

 

First Time Snowboarder

You:
  • Know your equipment
  • Can demonstrate basic skating (one foot), stance, side slipping on heel-side or toe-side and safe falling.
  • Know the Mountain Responsibility Code (Safety on the slopes)

Beginner Snowboarder

You:
  • Can demonstrate skating and heel-side and toe-side direction change (one foot)
  • Can demonstrate heel-side AND toe-side side slipping,  “falling leaf” and garlands
  • Know the Mountain Responsibility Code (Safety on the slopes)

Intermediate Snowboarder

You:
  • Can ride lifts (platter / button drag lifts)
  • Can demonstrate more confident garlands, C-turns, Basic S-turn
  • Can demonstrate beginner park skills*
*optional learning path

Advanced Snowboarder

You:
  • Demonstrate full S-turns (open and closed), technique (such as physical stance, rolling of edges, separation, riding switch, carving)
  • Understand snowboard physics (i.e. flex)
  • Can demonstrate advanced park skills*
*optional learning path


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The Resort is open for regional Victorians. Learn more. We are open to Regional Victorians with no resort entry fee in Green Season