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ski touring

n.
Cross-country skiing for pleasure rather than competition.

ski tourer n.

ski touring

n
(Skiing) long-distance hiking on skis over open, mountainous country; noncompetitive cross-country skiing
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Ski touring is on the rise in Scotland and it is easy to understand why.
In Austria, 3 different but related winter sport groups are alpine skiing (AS), snowboarding (SB) and ski touring (ST); all those groups are using ski slopes to practice their sport.
Drawing inspiration from heritage mountain equipment, the first Dhu garments were created as functional insulation layers for alpine skiing, ski touring and winter climbing.
The X-C complexes, from Windblown, in nearby New Ipswich, New Hampshire, to the world-class Jackson Ski Touring Foundation and Waterville Valley cross-country centers in northern New Hampshire, are all thriving.
The resort offers ski tuition, ski touring and off-piste skiing trips.
The 32-year-old had been on a ski touring holiday with fiance Peter Davies, 34, when the accident happened in the Bernia range.
The experienced mountaineer, who had moved to France from Whitley Bay a few years ago, was ski touring when a snow cornice, an overhanging edge of snow on a ridge, suddenly collapsed from under him.
Contact: Try Himalayan Heli Adventures: Package of Euro 4,300 per person, includes 7 nights boarding, 6 days of heli-accessed ski touring and more.
Indeed the ambition is to increase the range of adventure sport expeditions with one exciting plan being the development of ski touring in Central Asia and Latin America; "the mountains of Himalayas and the Andes offer a vast range of unexplored ski touring possibilities," argues Bodkin, himself an avid skier, "and this is an area which we are currently looking to develop.
There will be ice skating camps, snow cycling, marathon, freestyle ski, junior and senior ski championship and ski touring," he added.
From family and beginner trips to offpiste and even ski touring and heli-skiing odysseys.
Bistra, offering excellent conditions to snowboarding lovers, as well as to the fans of ski touring and freeride.