corn snow


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corn snow

n.
Snow that has melted and refrozen into a rough granular surface.

corn snow

n
(Skiing) skiing US and Canadian granular snow formed by alternate freezing and thawing
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Noun1.corn snow - granular snow formed by alternate thawing and freezingcorn snow - granular snow formed by alternate thawing and freezing
snow - a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground
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When I skied in the Mount Washington Valley last weekend, at Cranmore and Wildcat, midwinter conditions prevailed -- solid hard pack that should soon transform into beautifully soft spring corn snow, the delightful product of cold nights and warm days.
30 1 CORN SNOW F Norton (10-3 Fav) 2 Mixed Message Robert Tart (4-1) 3 Argaki S De Sousa (5-1) 8 ran 3/4 11/2 M Johnston Middleham Tote: win PS4.
Wintertime operations include a full-service heli-skiing operation, while summer brings the popular "Kings and Corn" event that combines summer heli-skiing on corn snow and heli-fishing for king salmon.
Blue skies, mild temperatures and easily carved corn snow all make spring a great time to be on the slopes.
In springtime Mother Nature's grooming machine, the freeze-thaw cycle, coupled with the Sierra's moist snow, produces corn snow that's as smooth as any blue run at Mammoth Mountain.
Corn snow, Telemarking, Nordic downhill, backcountry -- you name it