sitzmark

sitz·mark

 (sĭt′smärk′, zĭt′-)
n.
A hollow made in the snow by a skier who has fallen backward.

[Partial translation of German Sitzmarke : Sitz, act of sitting; see sitz bath + Marke, mark.]

sitzmark

(ˈsɪtsˌmɑːk; ˈzɪts-)
n
(Skiing) skiing a depression in the snow where a skier has fallen
[German, literally: seat mark]

sitzmark

Impression left in the snow by a fallen skier.
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New this year is the Mushroom and Martini Cocktail party at the Sitzmark, which includes live and silent auctions and live music.
Make your sitzmark at the restaurant early for lunch or dinner and you can find the best prices.
zAKs Boardroom presents a weekend of freestyle skiing and riding plus free after parties at the Sitzmark.
The SITZMARK LODGE (970/476-5001) in Vail offers rooms for $66 (from $122 in the high season) starting September 27.
Other Spring Carnival events include live music Friday and Saturday evenings at the Sitzmark.
We have our Sitzmark party that is quite informal, highly sought after, and always sells out.
There also are kids' games and activities, a cross-country ski and snowshoe poker run, half-pipe snowboard competitions, a mile-long boarder cross--and, for the calmer types, a wine-tasting and evening parties with live entertainment at the Sitzmark Bar and Grill.
Once the wet, splashy madness is over, everyone gathers at the Sitzmark Bar & Grill for results and the presentation of awards.