Freestyle Terrain Parks can be very enjoyable for skiers and boarders of many ability levels, but proper care must be taken to protect yourself. Before heading to the park, please check out the National Ski Area Association's Smart Style safety tips.
The Smart Style Program:
There are four main messages that are associated with Smart Style:
MAKE A PLAN
Every time you use freestyle terrain, make a plan for each feature you want to use. Your speed, approach and take off will directly affect your maneuver and landing
LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP
Scope around the jumps first, not over them. Know your landings are clear and clear yourself out of the landing area.
EASY STYLE IT
Start small and work your way up. (Inverted aerials not recommended)
RESPECT GETS RESPECT
From the lift line through the park.
The video also illustrates the ATML method: Approach, Take-Off, Maneuver, and Landing. The video highlights an instrumental message in freestyle terrain use: avoid the backseat and land on your feet.
BAMBI GLADE BEGINNER PARK
Bambi Glade Park is located on the frontside of the mountain, just off Powderhorn and Whitefeather. The park features two surface boxes, a 4' X 8' ride-on box, and a beginner jump. The Bambi Glade park is the perfect place to begin your freestyle snowsports adventure.
MAXIE'S TERRAIN PARK
Maxie's Terrain Park is looking better than it ever has. Featuring a new layout with exciting new lines. Skier's right is home to some smaller jumps, rollers, and features for those just begining to explore the freestyle terrain park. Skier's left features a larger line, including several big airs, and our brand new manual pad. Scattered boxes and rails catering to all ability levels help to fill out the park and allow skiers and boarders to link silky smooth lines. Maxie's Terrain Park is open daily from 10am-3pm, weather permitting.
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