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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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Liz Nicoll, the boss of Olympic funding body, UK Sport, says we all felt "a sense of pride", and that "winter sports are becoming more accessible through dry slopes and snow domes".
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.
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.
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.
The soil samples collected by Lynch's co-author, University of Colorado microbiologist Steven Schmidt, from the dry slopes of the tallest volcanoes in the Atacama region provide hardly any support to life.
Not bad going for a 20-year-old who'd never even been on the dry slopes in Llandudno before joining the Army less than two years ago.
And I was at a disadvantage because of being on dry slopes for so long and coming so late to snow.