Give It a Go challenges!

Give Freestyle, Moguls and Slalom a Go

Have you watched the pros on the TV doing their triple cork 1440’s over the jumps, riding the moguls and smashing through the gates on the slalom course and thought I’d love to be able to try that? Through our Give It a Go challenges, you can!

With our Give It a Go challenges, you can channel your inner athlete and get tips and tricks from our talented instructors to take your skiing or snowboarding to the next level on freestyle, moguls and slalom.

Can anyone get involved in a Give It a Go challenge?

Give It a Go challenge requirements

In order to take part in a Give It a Go Freestyle & Mogul challenge here at Chill Factore there are minimum standards, we ask that you:

  • Wear the correct clothing.
  • Wear a Helmet
  • Can control your speed and direction.
  • Stop safely.
  • Are comfortable with variable piste conditions.
  • Can link your turns.
  • Are able to use the button lift without assistance.

For the Give It A Go Slalom challenges, you need to meet the above criteria and:

  • Be able to link parallel turns from the top of the main slope comfortably and consistently or have completed a Skills Development session at Chill Factore.

If you’re not sure you meet all of the above requirements or need access to our beginner slope, it is best to look at our beginner lessons (only Chill Factore lessons can access our beginner slope) for more guidance before getting a lift pass. If you are missing these requirements and go on a lift pass you will be asked to leave the main slope for your’s and others safety and your pass will not be refunded.

Freestyle

First of all, what is freestyle? Freestyle is doing tricks on your skis or snowboard, whether that be on the flat, in the air off a jump, on a box, pipe or rail. On the right is a picture of a beginner box and a more advanced pipe!

Our freestyle parks have a mix of features suitable for beginners and more advanced riders.
The parks usually contain a jump (also known as a kicker), boxes, rails, pipes and sometimes features made out of snow.

With our Give It a Go freestyle challenge, you can have a go on these features with tips and tricks from our fully qualified instructors. So whether it’s your first time hitting a box or a jump (also known as a kicker), our instructors will help you challenge yourself, just like the pros do!

All you need to do to get involved and challenge yourself is book a lift pass!

When are the Give It a Go freestyle sessions available?

The Give It a Go freestyle challenges will be available on:

  • Thursday 29th & Friday 1st March
  • Thursday 7th March & Friday 8th March
  • Thursday 14th March & 15th March

Book Your Lift passes for Give It a Go here

Make sure you choose the correct date by looking at the sessions available to ensure that the Give It a Go challenge will be running.

Price includes: Boots, skis and poles or a snowboard and a helmet.

Select your Main Slope Lift Pass below.

Price includes: Boots, skis and poles or a snowboard and a helmet.

See Lift Pass prices for:

From 18th December 2023

* If you have the Monthly Lift Pass, you can book the Early Bird Lift Pass (Lift Pass Only) free of charge, if you would like the Breakfast, you can add that during the booking process as an extra.  

From 18th December 2023

From 18th December 2023
Lift Pass Options Peak/Off Peak Adult From Junior From Family From  
1 Hour Midweek £36.00 £30.00 £109.00 Book
Weekend & Holiday £42.00 £36.00 £119.00 Book
2 Hour Midweek £41.00 £37.00 £129.00 Book
Weekend & Holiday £48.00 £42.00 £139.00 Book
2.5 Hour Early Bird Lift Pass
(Wednesday Morning 07:30
With Breakfast Roll
& unlimited flask coffee  
£29 Book
Lift Pass Only* £25       Book
3 Hour Midweek £49.00        £43.00       £145.00      Book
Weekend & Holiday £54.00 £48.00 £159.00 Book
8 Hour 
(Now available on Weekends until 1st October)
Midweek £59.00 £54.00 £150.00
£135.00
Book
Weekend & Holiday £59.00 £54.00 £150.00
£135.00
Book

Moguls

Have you seen athletes on TV in the ultimate winter competition skiing through what looks like the underside of an egg carton recently and wanted to try? They’re called moguls! Moguls are basically a series of bumps on the piste where snow has been pushed into mounds by people turning or by a piston bully.

With the Give It a Go moguls challenges, you can get your first taste of doing what the pros do on the moguls and up your ski or snowboard game! Our fully qualified instructors are on hand to give you tips and tricks and ease you into the moguls.

All you need to do to get involved and challenge yourself is book a lift pass!

When are the Give It a Go moguls sessions available?

The Give It a Go moguls challenges will be available on:

  • Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd March

Book Your Lift passes for Give It a Go here

Make sure you choose the correct date by looking at the sessions available to ensure that the Give It a Go challenge will be running.

Price includes: Boots, skis and poles or a snowboard and a helmet.

Select your Main Slope Lift Pass below.

Price includes: Boots, skis and poles or a snowboard and a helmet.

See Lift Pass prices for:

From 18th December 2023

* If you have the Monthly Lift Pass, you can book the Early Bird Lift Pass (Lift Pass Only) free of charge, if you would like the Breakfast, you can add that during the booking process as an extra.  

From 18th December 2023

From 18th December 2023
Lift Pass Options Peak/Off Peak Adult From Junior From Family From  
1 Hour Midweek £36.00 £30.00 £109.00 Book
Weekend & Holiday £42.00 £36.00 £119.00 Book
2 Hour Midweek £41.00 £37.00 £129.00 Book
Weekend & Holiday £48.00 £42.00 £139.00 Book
2.5 Hour Early Bird Lift Pass
(Wednesday Morning 07:30
With Breakfast Roll
& unlimited flask coffee  
£29 Book
Lift Pass Only* £25       Book
3 Hour Midweek £49.00        £43.00       £145.00      Book
Weekend & Holiday £54.00 £48.00 £159.00 Book
8 Hour 
(Only available Midweek Term Time)
Midweek £59.00 £54.00 £150.00 Book
Weekend & Holiday £59.00 £54.00 £150.00 Book

Slalom


Have you taken one of our Junior Skills Development Coaching sessions or Adult Skills Development Coaching sessions and want more?
Have you seen the pros smashing through gates and poles on the TV recently? This was most likely a Slalom race! A slalom race involves skiing between gates or poles and is the most well known type of snowsport race.

Our Give It a Go Slalom challenges will introduce you to the basics of slalom racing and run you through drills and exercises to make sure your technique is sharp and develop your confidence before you make your way through the poles and gates.

The minimum standard is the ability to ski parallel, matching your skis throughout the turn. Ideally, someone who has completed one of our Junior Skills Development Coaching sessions or Adult Skills Development Coaching sessions first or can confidently ski red and black runs abroad. 

Our fully qualified coaches will help you take the first steps into finding your inner athlete and on your way to looking like the pros on the TV. 

When are the Give It a Go slalom sessions available?

The Give It a Go slalom challenges will be available on:

  • Tuesday 27th February

Book Your Intro to Slalom sessions for Give It a Go here

Minimum Age: 7-11 / 11-16 / 17+ | Activity Duration: 1.5 hours / 2 Hours | Group size: 10 guests

Lesson Options Duration Price
Ski - Intro to Slalom: 7-11 yrs 1.5 hours £35.00
Ski - Intro to Slalom: 11-17 yrs 2 hours £45.00
Ski - Intro to Slalom: 17 yrs + 2 hours £55.00

Things you need to know:

  • We have changing cubicles available & Lockers are available to store your belongings, which take a £1 coin or a locker token. These are returnable.
  • We offer accessible changing facilities for those who require them.
  • Gloves are compulsory - you can bring your own or purchase a pair on-site.
  • Helmets are mandatory - you can bring your own if you have one, or you can rent a borrow when you get here at no extra charge. You can also purchase a helmet on site.
  • Age restrictions still apply.
  • Please note, we are only taking card payments at this time and no cash will be able to be accepted.
  • On arrival please have your booking reference to hand (you can find this on your booking confirmation email). You can collect your tickets from the Guest Services desk, or from the Self-Service ticket machines situated near Reception. If your booking confirmation has a QR code, you can scan this at the self-service machines to check-in.

You can find answers to many other queries on our frequently asked questions page.

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