ski run


Definition of ski run

: a slope or trail suitable for skiing

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In New Hampshire, whose voters go to the polls a week after Iowa’s, a $9 billion recreation industry is vulnerable as ski runs melt early and local lakes face a potential decline in water quality. Justin Worland / Des Moines, Time, "How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics," 12 Sep. 2019 Vail Mountain’s expansion up the slope on Golden Peak has taken shape, as timber removal is mostly complete on three new ski runs. John Laconte, The Know, "Vail Mountain cuts three new ski runs into its slopes," 7 Aug. 2019 Set along the fairway of a golf course, the 7,838-square-foot hideaway takes in unobstructed pasture, mountain and ski run views. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property Newsletter: The temperature’s rising and so are some high-end home prices," 27 July 2019 Shopping center owners have tried pop-up stores, water parks, even an indoor ski run to attract shoppers. Esther Fung, WSJ, "Shopping Stressing You Out? Simon Malls to Sell Hemp Products to Relieve Anxiety," 26 Feb. 2019 Enjoy 136 miles of downhill ski runs across four different areas: Stubnerkogel-Angertal-Schlossalm, Sportgastein, Graukogel and Dorfgastein-Großarl. Elizabeth Wellington, Vogue, "This Austrian Spa and Ski Town Is Straight Out of a Wes Anderson Film," 11 Jan. 2019 Beyond these diminutive mountains are steeper ones — including the tremendous, 9,150-foot Bald Mountain, affectionately known as Baldy and etched with 75 ski runs — that make the town a powerful draw for the adventurous and athletic. Nell Casey, Town & Country, "Surviving Hemingway," 7 Aug. 2013 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

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1924, in the meaning defined above

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