ski touring

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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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A light and comfortable plastic alpine touring ski boot that fits my feet and works equally well up and downhill on skis.
The store went on to build a full collection of ski equipment, including not only traditional skinny X-C skis and soft boots but also beefier Alpine touring gear.
Another option is to attach climbing skins to the base of alpine touring skis and climb the mountain before making a run back down the slopes.
Adams St; participants must provide probe, shovel, avalanche transceiver and ski/ride gear: telemark, alpine touring or splitboard skis with skins.
This category of skis is designed to accommodate any type of binding setup, alpine, telemark or AT, depending on what the skier wants to do, from the most serious alpine touring to big mountain powder-ripping.
at REI, Third Avenue and Lawrence Street; participants must be able to ride black diamond terrain; cost is $49 and includes transportation; students provide probe, shovel and avalanche transceiver and ski/ride gear: telemark, alpine touring or splitboard skis with skins; register online at www.
Sometimes called ``randonee'' - the French word for ``touring'' - it is also called Alpine Touring or AT.