Level 1 – Initiation:
You have very little or no riding experience and want to learn to ride mountain bike trails while making riding friends.
Level 2 – Acquisition:
You have limited experience on a bike and are able to ride all green runs and some blues. You are able to control your bike but you have challenges with roots, rocks, and narrow single track.
Level 3 – Consolidation:
You already have good skills. You may have taken a course before or have a fair amount of experience riding. You can ride any green trails and most blue with confidence although you occasionally find challenging sections. You sometimes experiment with black runs.
You are looking to improve your confidence for more technicals trails, roots, and rocky sections.
Level 4 – Refinement:
You can ride almost anywhere. You have taken lessons before and you are able to ride on green and blue trails with confidence. You can ride most black runs, you are comfortable on a variety of terrain including roots, rocks, and technical trail features.
Level 5 – Creative Variation:
You can ride anything, from single track to downhill. You are confident at riding jumps, drops, and very technical trails. You are interested in getting faster, more stylish, and discerning line selection.