What Kind Of Skier Are You?

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What Kind Of Skier Are You?

Take our expert quiz and discover your skiing personality.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When confronted with a steep slope do you:
    • A. 

      Analyse the wind direction and consider the risk of cross-loaded windcrust?

    • B. 

      Politely invite someone else to lead before overtaking and hopping into some waist deep moguls?

    • C. 

      Point your skis at the bottom and utter the phrase ‘Geronimo’?

    • D. 

      Start praying?

    • E. 

      Cast an expert eye around hunting for a gentler slope that passes a bar?

    • F. 

      Cry uncontrollably?

  • 2. 
    The weather is closing in, do you:
    • A. 

      Compare the GPS information on your watch with the 1:25000 map you “happened to have on you”?

    • B. 

      Continue to ski like you’re in your own magical patch of sunshine as everyone struggles in the fog?

    • C. 

      Carry on regardless at the same speed and in the same direction?

    • D. 

      Ask everyone to slow down and stay in a group – largely because you know you’re the most likely skier to get lost / abandoned / chased by a bear.

    • E. 

      Go back inside to the bar?

    • F. 

      Ask for a helicopter?

  • 3. 
    On the lift to the top of Mont Fort do you:
    • A. 

      Ask the lifty what the conditions are like on the backside and what the avalanche forecast is?

    • B. 

      Ask the lifty “Is it this a difficult slope” before nailing the moguls like you’re Jonny Moseley?

    • C. 

      Ask the lifty if there’s a speed record for the run?

    • D. 

      Ask the lifty if you the telecabine goes down as well as up?

    • E. 

      Ask the lifty if there’s a restaurant at the top?

    • F. 

      Ask the lifty if anyone has died on this run today?

  • 4. 
    You wake to find the sun is out and there are several feet of fresh powder, do you:
    • A. 

      Start to fill your rucksack with enough obscure equipment to ascend Mount Everest?

    • B. 

      Agree to come on the heliskiing trip as long as you don’t hold anyone up?

    • C. 

      Go to the hire shop and ask for powder skis? (You don’t know what they are but you just know you need some)

    • D. 

      Refuse to go up without photographic evidence that they’ve pisted the slopes?

    • E. 

      Call all the restaurants and draw up a shortlist of ones that can pick you up and drop you off on a snowmobile?

    • F. 

      Become faintly aware that somehow today is about to get immeasurably worse?

  • 5. 
    It’s the end of the day and your friends ask if there is time for one last run.
    • A. 

      Get in the lift without even considering there is any other option?

    • B. 

      Say you’re feeling a little tired then (without pausing for breath) hop into the lift like a gazelle?

    • C. 

      Refuse to admit defeat and climb aboard the lift regardless?

    • D. 

      Look on in disbelief at everyone getting in the lift, then call for a taxi?

    • E. 

      You don’t answer because you haven’t left you seat since lunch ended and are currently savouring a particularly fine Chateau Latour.

    • F. 

      Also refrain from answering because you’re currently in the orthapedic ward in Sion General Hospital.