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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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Left, the first step in taking a cross-country ski trek around the Mammoth Lakes Basin is getting fitted with proper equipment, which is overseen by instructor Marcia Mohun, far right.
The reason we use ski boards is that they're slower on the bumps and permit control.
In addition to detailed discussions of gear, resorts and training, you'll find gems like the Boot Fitting Tutorial, a step-by-step guide to prepare you with basic information before you set foot in a ski store.
You can't just say we'll invite them to church, you have to be prepared to connect with them," said the archbishop, who (together with his wife, Joan Bubbs, and young daughter, Rachel) participates in two diocesan ski weekends each winter for Anglican youth.
Environmental Protection Agency and the Conservation Law Foundation, and ski areas representing about 70% of total skier visits have signed on.
Practice moving forward, reaching with your right pole as you slide your left ski forward.
PACKAGE: Crystal Ski (0870 848 7000) 1-week half-board at attractive Hotel Berghof, pounds 439pp (mid-Jan).
Designers claim that the arching camber under the foot and the stiffness of the tail - which is nearly as rigid as that of an alpine ski - allow both track skiers and ski skaters of different weights to get plenty of push without sacrificing much glide.
Covault contends that having a variety of good trails close at hand and free of charge increases interest in skiing, building a clientele that will eventually find their way to the private ski also serve those who ski after work for short periods, he says.
That's exactly what happened in early May when a 24-year-old skier on intermediate terrain at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort started going into the splits, caught an edge and lost a ski.
It began 20 years ago when he reluctantly joined a group of friends on a ski trip and challenged himself on an "impossible" slope.
The one thing central to the ski industry is snow, and just a few days or weeks of unseasonably warm weather can mean an unprofitable season.
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