ski run

noun

Definition of ski run

: 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, "10 Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Ski Trip, According to Experts," 17 Oct. 2020 In Wyoming’s Teton Village, a five-bedroom single-family home sits on the ski run at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, with the aerial tram visible from the deck. Adrienne Gaffney, WSJ, "Ski-In/Ski-Out Homes Keep It Slope-side," 30 Sep. 2020 Ski resort still open, but area near Subway ski run closed. Maria Jose Valero, Bloomberg.com, "Lake Tahoe Avalanche Leaves One Dead," 17 Jan. 2020 But inside Ski Dubai the atmosphere is more Austria than Arabia, with five ski runs, a snow park for sledding or bouncing around inside enormous inflatable Zorb balls, evergreen trees, and cafes serving mugs of steaming cocoa. Emily Matchar, Smithsonian Magazine, "Eight of the World’s Coolest Indoor Snow Parks," 26 Feb. 2020 The disaster unfolded at 10:16 a.m. at the Alpine Meadows Ski Resort's Subway ski run near Lake Tahoe, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said. David K. Li, NBC News, "Avalanche at Lake Tahoe ski resort kills at least one person, injures another," 17 Jan. 2020 An avalanche happened at about 11 a.m. Tuesday on Wardner Peak, an area of the resort where the ski runs are rated at the highest difficulty level, according to resort officials. USA TODAY, "Gray whale tows calf, wolves on the move, John Dillinger won’t be exhumed; News from around our 50 states," 11 Jan. 2020 Volunteers at Turner clear brush on ski runs, break down and clean the chairlift, and make improvements in preparation for the upcoming season. Justin Franz, Washington Post, "In Montana, a nonprofit, mostly volunteer-run resort with some of the country’s best skiing," 30 Oct. 2019 Though the ski runs are closed for the season, the restaurant and bar are open. You, refinery29.com, "I’m 31 & This Is How Much I Spent On My Solo Trip On A Cruise Through Alaska," 30 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of ski run

1924, in the meaning defined above

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22 Oct 2020

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“Ski run.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ski%20run. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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