You are new to mountain biking or cross country biking, and have basic bike handling skills and are comfortable and in control on your bike on paved surfaces.
You have tried mountain biking or cross country biking before, riding off-road rocky terrain with limited experience, riding green runs.
You are comfortable on your mountain bike, and have been riding single track trails and most blue runs with confidence. Can control bike speed and direction most of the time and have been riding for at least 2 years.
You have already developed strong riding skills, and have a minimum of 3 years mountain biking experience. You ride blue and most black run with confidence, like technical descends, obstacles and fast paced riding.