Use hop turns to help you get down ungroomed runs at a resort, such as a couloir, which is …. and chutes. A hop turn helps you ski terrain when you don’t have enough space to make a regular turn. In this video, Mac explains this technique, including getting low and exploding up.
Watch to learn how to:
- Get low and then jump off the snow while turning around your ski pole.
- Plant your pole and bend your hips, knees, and ankles to absorb your landing.