Lesson 6: Turn Types for Skiing Moguls

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By now you know you have to make lots of turns in moguls, but you probably didn’t know there are lots of different turns you can make. The most fundamental type of turn you’ll need in your repertoire is a short-swing turn, but there are more ways than one to execute that short turn in moguls.

There’s the one most people use—The Rut—in which you ski the rut (or trough) line through the moguls and make your short turn where the rut dictates. “I don’t use that one very often. It works, and it’s certainly one you have to be able to do, but there are a lot of other types of turns, too,” says Glen Plake.

Learn about the different types of short turns you can make in moguls, and where and how to execute them, with the help of Glen’s pro tips.

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