ski run

noun

Definition of ski run 

: a slope or trail suitable for skiing

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Also, its online description promised that the final day could include skiing Corbet’s Couloir, generally regarded to be the most difficult inbounds ski run in North America. Dina Mishev, idahostatesman, "For a longtime powder-chaser, still some lessons to learn in Jackson, Wyo.," 23 Jan. 2018 Perhaps best known for its world-class ski runs and record-setting snowfall, the mountain town’s off-season is equally filled with adventure. Marie Salcido, Sunset, "Calling All Adventure Junkies for the Season’s Most Thrilling Attraction," 22 Jan. 2018 But there are still so many minutes of the day that haven’t yet been colonized by screen time: your morning jog, a no-laptops meeting or class, a ski run, a weekend home improvement project. Scott Kirsner, BostonGlobe.com, "Can these ‘smart glasses’ make cyclists go faster?," 6 Jan. 2018 And to this winter, when snowfall was so scarce in December and January that some resorts had to close ski runs. Ed Fletcher, sacbee, "Tahoe faces wild swings in snowfall. Here’s what resorts are doing about it | The Sacramento Bee," 5 Mar. 2018 There isn’t a ski run that meets the Olympic minimum for vertical drop — 800 meters (about 2,625 feet) to 750 meters (about 2,460 feet) in exceptional cases — anywhere close. Tim Meko, Washington Post, "Keeping it 700," 26 Jan. 2018 Ranking: Bronze Elizabeth Swaney’s Olympic ski run may not have come close to netting her a medal, but her viral status on the Internet shows that all her effort was not for naught. Cady Lang, Time, "Ranking the Best Memes of the 2018 Winter Olympics," 26 Feb. 2018 Swaney’s famously bad ski run is just one line on a bizarre resume. Ann Killion, San Francisco Chronicle, "Outraged over that lousy Olympic freestyle skier? Don’t be," 22 Feb. 2018 Masikryong, which means a mountain pass where horses rest, has 10 ski runs, with the longest one stretching as far as 5,100 meters (16,700 feet). Bloomberg.com, "Kim Jong Un’s Luxury Ski Resort Steals Olympic Spotlight," 30 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of ski run

1924, in the meaning defined above

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