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Snowsports Staged Activity Badge

Snowsports Staged Activity Badge

Before you attempt Stage 3, you need to have completed all the steps for Snowsports Stage 2. You then need to complete the following:

Choose 1 of the following options:

  1. Complete the following badge requirements:
    1. Identify hazards of the mountain environment.
    2. Show you understand what to do in the event of an accident.
    3. Show you know and understand the ‘Ski Way Code’ published by the International Ski Federation (The F.I.S.)
    4. Understand the effects of extreme temperature in cases of frostbite, hypothermia, sunstroke, heat exhaustion and dehydration. Explain how they are avoided and treated.
    5. Choose and complete two of the following:
      • Demonstrate a sequence of 10 linked turns
      • Complete a free run down a moderate to hard slope (red) showing balance, control, good choice of line and awareness of other people on the slope
      • Complete a 3km cross country ski route on a prepared track
      • Complete a 500m cross country ski route on varied terrain
  2. Gain a Personal Activity Permit for Snowsports.

    Find out more about the Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme.

January 2018.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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