Skier Type -I
• For skiers who desire lower release/retention settings than Type I and will further increase the risk of inadvertent binding release in order to gain increased releasability in a fall..
Skier Type I
• Cautious skiing at lighter release/retention settings
• Ski conservatively prefer slower speeds
• Favor lower than average release/retention settings
• Type I settings apply to: "Entry level skiers uncertain of their classification"
Skier Type II
• Moderate skiing at average release/retention settings
• Ski moderately prefer a variety of speeds
• Ski on varied terrain, including most difficult trails
• Type II Skiers are all skiers who do not meet all the descriptions of either Type I or Type III
Skier Type III
• Aggressive skiing at higher release/retention settings
• Ski aggressively normally at high speeds
• Prefers steeper and more challenging terrain
• Favor higher than average release/retention settings
Skier Type III+
• For skiers who desire higher release/retention settings than Type III and will further decrease releasability in a fall in order to gain decreased risk of inadvertent binding release.
• Skier - if this person is renting ski equipment
• Snowboard Regular - if this person is renting snowboard equipment and their stance is Left Foot Forward.
• Snowboard Goofy - if this person is renting snowboard equipment and their stance is Right Foot Forward.
• Snowboard Unsure - if this person is renting snowboard equipment and they are unsure if their stance is Regular or Goofy.