ski run

noun

: a slope or trail suitable for skiing

Examples of ski run in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are some general rules that every North American ski resort adheres to, like coding each ski run with a difficulty rating — green circles for beginner runs, blue squares for intermediate runs, and black diamonds for expert terrain. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 9 Apr. 2023 Years ago, when kids built little ramps at the side of a ski run, ski patrollers would demolish them with shovels and threaten to confiscate their lift tickets. Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times, 7 Apr. 2024 Head to Chamonix at the base of Mont Blanc, often primed with fresh powder, to tick skiing the world’s longest ski run, the Vallée Blanche, off your bucket list. Monica Mendal, Vogue, 28 Mar. 2024 Years ago, when kids built little ramps at the side of a ski run, ski patrollers would demolish them with shovels and threaten to confiscate the kids’ lift tickets. Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times, 22 Mar. 2024 Zermatt's 200 miles of ski runs are a major appeal, yes, but there's plenty to do off the slopes: exploring the car-free town center, warm-weather hiking, and gliding over to Italy on The Matterhorn Alpine Crossing, the highest border crossing in the Alps. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 9 Mar. 2024 From mild-weather runs to winter ski runs, the Atom Vest from Arc’teryx proves that vests don’t need to be super bulky to keep you warm and cozy. Cai Cramer, Peoplemag, 11 Feb. 2024 The avalanche took place around 9:30 a.m. local time in an area known as the GS bowl — a black diamond ski run that sits below a popular lift called KT-22. Anumita Kaur, Washington Post, 10 Jan. 2024 The pair have been sharing glimpses of their snowy trip, which included ski runs on the slopes, to their Instagram Stories over the past few days. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 6 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ski run was in 1924

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“Ski run.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ski%20run. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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