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dry slope

n
(Skiing) an artificial ski slope used for tuition and practice. Also called: dry-ski slope
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Trees already under stress--such as those on dry slopes, surrounded by pavement, or improperly planted--are at high risk of decline.
The impressive plans have outlined prospects for a number of attractions including tubing, high ropes, a zip-wire course and a series of mountain-biking trails as well as dry slopes for beginners to experts.
"It was a poignant experience walking the dry slopes of Tryweryn Valley, seeing the ruins of Capel Celyn, drowned in order to provide water to Liverpool.
In fact, according to Ski Club Great Britain, there are over 75 slopes here in the UK including dry slopes, real snow slopes and ski resorts.
Residents of the rural area surrounded by rolling hills told reporters they scrambled to evacuate with their animals as the wind-driven blaze swept through dry slopes. "We watched it explode, coming across Old Millerton Road, and it just keeps getting bigger and bigger," resident Dana Bays told KFSN-TV.
"Government are planning dry ski facilities, the private sector are looking to construct dry slopes both now and in the future.
Summer activities at Glenshee, the Lecht and Cairngorm ski resorts include chairlift rides, climbing, quad biking and dry slopes. Or why not climb Lochnagar, which is one of Scotland's highest peaks?
Six keen skiers, who had been touched by cancer in some way, won a competition to learn how to jump with Eddie and after a week's initial training on dry slopes last October, they returned to the Courchevel - home of the 1992 Olympics - for the real thing.
Dad Jake said: "I started skiing when I was 12 on dry slopes, and practised with the likes of Martin and Graham Bell.
For erosion control on dry slopes, plant artemisia, ceanothus, manzanita, and Pride of Madeira (Echium candicans).
Lauren will train on the same dry slopes as World Cup ski race teams during the intensive three-day training camp this Easter, at the world's largest indoor ski centre.