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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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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.
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.
It's right next to the gondola, and they have bands playing both indoors and outdoors, great apres-ski drink specials and a huge menu that will re-energize anyone for more skiing,'' said village spokeswoman Abbi Holtom.
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.
On the Via Roma, the nightly apres-ski promenading by the Italians is definitely worth witnessing.
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.
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.
The resort will offer guests and residents ski-in-ski-out convenience, a fine dining venue, a 12,000-square-foot luxury spa and fitness center, a chalet-style apres-ski bar, a terraced pool and several high-end retail outlets.
The wraparound balcony is complete with a hot tub, from which guests can discreetly survey the apres-ski scene below.
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.
It's probably best to steer clear of the apres-ski in that case.
The town is trying to tone down its apres-ski excesses with holiday company reps discouraged from leading their guests on bar crawls.