ski touring

noun

: cross-country skiing for pleasure

Examples of ski touring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hotel Chalet Mirabell lies midway between Merano (Meran in German, as most things are in this part of Italy), with its historic sites, and the base of the Meran 2000 ski resort, which also has glorious trails for hiking, biking and ski touring. Ann Abel, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 The ranch has a fleet of fat tire bikes, plus snowmobiling excursions, tubing, and backcountry ski touring. Brittany Anas, The Denver Post, 12 Mar. 2024 Aurora Expeditions is offering two voyages with ski touring options this fall. Melissa McGibbon, Travel + Leisure, 5 Mar. 2024 The only way to see this particular panorama is by hiking or ski touring. Melissa McGibbon, Travel + Leisure, 5 Mar. 2024 In Europe, where most ski lifts were closed for the best part of two winters, many shops sold out of ski touring equipment. WIRED, 11 Nov. 2023 Authorities believe the body is that of a 37-year-old Austrian male who died in 2001 while traveling with ski touring equipment, per CNN. DNA results are expected to be ready within weeks, police added. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 23 Aug. 2023 That said, the shell easily held up to a season of ski touring in Yellowstone, Canada, Iceland, and Greenland without any rips. Frederick Reimers, Outside Online, 18 Oct. 2022 In addition, ski touring (aka alpine touring or AT skiing) grew exponentially in the pandemic and years preceding it, and the Dolomites are arguably the best place in Europe to ski tour, so Dolomite Mountains has strong programs for those who want to go under their own power as well. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 1 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ski touring was in 1935

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“Ski touring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ski%20touring. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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