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aprés-ski

1. noun The social activities that people engage in after skiing or while visiting a town where skiing is popular. ("Aprés" means "after" in French.) I'm not fan of skiing, but I'm fine with aprés-ski—sitting around a fireplace in the lodge is my idea of a good time.
2. adjective Relating to the social activities that take place after skiing. Where is the best aprés-ski place in this town?
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It's been 10 years since I spent a winter season in St Anton - first working as a chalet housekeeper for Ski Total, then later flying the nest to become a waitress at the rowdy apres-ski bar Krazy Kanguruh.
Another perk for families: After the lifts close, the village of Beaver Creek, as in seasons' past, will offer apres-ski programming that includes outdoor, big-screen movie nights, fireside readings of classic stories, demonstrations by snow and ice artists and ice skating.
For a trend-led take on apres-ski style, try the Navajo-inspired look, as seen on Isabel Marant's autumn/winter catwalk.
For many skiers and snowboarders, a good apres-ski scene is less dependent on the dining room than the barroom.
Peter Gerrard, head of insurance research at moneysupermarket.com, said: "The apres-ski spirit is an important part of most ski trips, but it's surprising how many holidaymakers now go for the good times alone and never set foot on the slopes."
Reminiscent of the '70s apres-ski parties, Lagostina unveiled an updated version of a chocolate fondue set in glass and steel, as well as a cheese fondue set for cozy winter evenings.
Apres-ski activities run the gamut from horse-drawn sleigh rides to evenings at the resort's excellent sports centre (1-800-766-0449 or www.whistler-blackcomb.com).
While Stig was hoping to find romantic prospects in the vodka belt, the mood at the hotel bar Saturday night was dominated by a ski school of boisterous ten-year-olds enjoying an apres-ski supper.
BAR Hutte will be making a welcome return to Spinningfields this winter, bringing the snug apres-ski vibes to the city.
Apres-ski comes in the form of a full Scottish breakfast in BarVaria to get rid of any unwanted hangovers.
Eating out There are a range of dining options available in Whistler, from awardwinning restaurants to apres-ski snack bars.
The people behind the pizza restaurant and bar will be closing their doors to make way for a new "apres-ski inspired venue" which will feature live bands, beers and fizz.
She says: "I love an apres-ski but come 9 o'clock I have a watershed and let the boys be boys.
The cosy bar and restaurant is a great place to unwind for apres-ski fun in front of the log fire, and a visit to the hotel's sauna helps relax those aching muscles.