This is quite possibly the most popular question asked by new snowsports adventurers as they plan and prepare for their first trip to the snow.
There are lots of things that influence this decision—friends, family, colleagues, sports stars, boot comfort, outfit choices, other sporting pursuits to name a few. This doesn’t need to be a pressured decision, why not try both?
When you’re coming up for the first time it’s hard to know what you’ll like the best, or what you’ll be good at. The team at Falls Creek encourage people to be open minded—you’ve already made the most important decision, you’ve decided to come and visit Australia’s most picturesque alpine village!
With terrain naturally suited for progression,Falls Creek has extensive areas on which to learn a new sport and build up your confidence. With twelve beginners runs spread out across the mountain, Falls Creek also boasts the longest Green run of any resort, Wombat’s Ramble.
“Falls Creek is the perfect environment for learning. Coupled with the snow quality, excellent grooming and a wide range of runs, learning at Falls Creek is fun, a place where guests can feel like hero’s when they conquer a level and progress to the next”
Whether it’s your first time or your fifth, Falls Creek’s Snowsport School is a destination you can’t miss. Situated at the top of the hill at Cloud 9, it is the home of 175 of the best local and international ski and snowboard instructors teaching in Australia this winter. It is here that you can ignite your passion for snowsports and try out both!
The reputation of the Falls Creek Snowsport School is a result of the leadership and passion of director Titus Gius, who is stepping into his 37th season at Falls.
When asked what makes Falls Creek Snowsport School so great, Titus started with a focus on his team of instructors. As a team, they constantly produce the best results in the APSI exams from level 1, right through to full qualification. It’s not just the expertise that set this team apart, it’s the passion and enthusiasm each and every one of his instructors have for teaching and getting new people into the sport.
Titus describes Falls Creek as the perfect environment for learning. Coupled with the snow quality, excellent grooming and a wide range of runs, learning at Falls Creek is fun, a place where guests can feel like hero’s when they conquer a level and progress to the next.
It’s also the variety of programs that set Falls Creek Snowsport School apart from other resorts, there’s Snow Club 4 Kids, Junior Workshops/Teens, Renault Coffee Club afternoon Super Sessions, Alpine Touring and Mim’s Women’s program to name a few. All of these programs make the most of the progression terrain, whether it’s Alpine downhill or learning how to ride the terrain park.
Every day there are three sessions for groups, and endless opportunities for privates, from one hour to six, depending on the guests needs.
Falls Creek is a very special place and often described as Australia’s friendliest ski resort, the best place to build your own family’s precious life long memories of time in the snow.
It’s a place where you can try new things, push yourself into new directions and have a really good time whilst you do it!