snowcat

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snowcat

(ˈsnəʊˌkæt)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of snowmobile. Also called (trademark): Sno-Cat
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snowcat

[ˈsnəʊˌkæt] ngatto delle nevi
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The piste basher reared up and pitched at an unnerving angle as we attacked the hill and left behind a corduroy perfect slope.
And if you've ever wondered what it's like to drive a piste basher, the opportunity is there for the taking in Serre Chevalier.
They now have a spacious two-storey ski lodge and workshop, a snowmobile, snowblower and a piste basher.
They loaded it into a special cage which was then attached to a cable car, lifted up to the second station and dragged the rest of the way by piste basher before being reversed into the ice lounge.
Now the club has a spacious twostorey ski lodge and work shop, a snowmobile, snow blower and a Kassbohrer piste basher.
However, after a couple of near collisions and some squeals from me, the everwatchful guides popped me in the piste basher for the rest of the journey.
I travelled to Zermatt late in the season, and while there was little or no snow in resort, the slopes above were in near-perfect condition -- a combination of decent snowfall, high altitude and painstaking perfectionism from the resort's army of piste bashers and groomers.
It's a bit secret agent, in the darkness as the snow cannons dust the runs, dodging the piste bashers as the mechanical mammoths trundle up and down grooming the snow.
It's a bit secret agent, in the darkness as the snow connons dust the runs, dodging the piste bashers as the mechanical mammoths trundle up and down grooming the snow.
Since the lifts closed earlier in the day, the piste bashers have been grooming the snow ready for the evening's session.
Steep blacks lose their ferocity when piste bashers do their job, despite a second snowstorm dumping another couple of feet.
As I stood there watching the lights of the piste bashers dip and soar, I couldn't wait to pick up my airboard.