Skiing and Snowboarding
Tiffindell's advanced snowmaking system combined with modern grooming machines ensures excellent skiing conditions. Snowmaking currently covers in excess of 1000m of ski runs for about 3 month of the year during an average winter.
A snow fun-park with rails and jumps has been built for the more adventures ski and snowboard enthusiasts.
The cost of hiring standard skis or snowboards (and boots) is included in your package when you stay at Tiffindell Ski Resort. Top Carving skis are available for hire for the more experienced, and we also offer Big Foot skis as well as freestyle snowboards.
Ski clothing for hire or sale is available at reasonable prices from the Ski & Snowboard Shop at the resort, as well as a range of accessories, including sweaters, beanies, goggles and cameras.
We will hold a large amount of various lengths and styles of ski to suit all levels. For the more experienced skier, top carving skis are the future of freestyle skiing and will be available at an extra cost. Big foot skis are short, wide, fun skis used for jumps and tricks, and usually without poles.
Snowboards will be available to suit 10 years & up. We will keep freestyle boards for easy learning & variety of use. Hire of top boards is available at additional cost..
The Ski & Snowboard Shop will also offer a waxing service and sharpening of edges.
Tiffindell will once again have skilled ski and snowboard instructors, who will teach you to ski in a controlled and safe environment, and ensure that by the end of your stay, you will be able to swish down the slopes with control. A beginner ski or snowboard course is compulsory for first timers, on specially prepared flat beginner areas (about 60m long). After your course, you should be skiing or snowboarding on your own with control and using the beginner lift for a day or two. As you gain confidence, you will move onto the main slope. Private beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons will be available on request.
Race training sessions will be on offer during certain periods for the more ambitious junior and adult alpine skiers.
We recommend that you go to an artificial ski slope for lessons before coming to Tiffindell. This will enable you to start skiing as soon as you arrive. The The Ski Deck® in Randburg, in conjunction with Tiffindell, offers a course of 3 x 1 hour lessons for R960 and individual lessons at R420 per hour.
MEDICAL SUPPORT & EVACUATION
WORRIED ABOUT INJURY? The resort will have experienced medics on duty, with a first aid room, independently operated by a third-party specialist medical service provider. The first aid room will also dispense non-prescription medical & toiletry supplies. A resident masseuse will ease your muscles.