heli-skiing

noun

he·​li-ski·​ing ˈhe-lə-ˌskē-iŋ How to pronounce heli-skiing (audio)
ˈhē-
: downhill skiing on remote mountains reached by helicopter

Word History

First Known Use

1976, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heli-skiing was in 1976

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“Heli-skiing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heli-skiing. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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