heliskiing


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hel·i·ski·ing

 (hĕl′ĭ-skē′ĭng)
n.
Downhill skiing on glaciers or remote mountains reached by helicopter.

[heli(copter) + skiing, gerund of ski.]
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hel•i•ski•ing

(ˈhɛl ɪˌski ɪŋ)
n.
skiing on remote mountains to which the participants are brought by helicopter.
[1975–80]
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Translations

heliskiing

nHeliskiing nt (Skifahren mit einem Hubschrauber, der den Skifahrer auf den Gipfel fliegt)
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The chalet itself has a private helipad, so you can take full advantage of the millions of acres of stunning heliskiing terrain surrounding the resort.
It's claimed the area has the world's highest concentration of ski options, including downhill, back-country, cross-country, cat-skiing and heliskiing. The variety of terrain is equally impressive - from wide pistes to steep and narrow chutes, mogul fields, gladed tree lines, back county bowls and gentle groomers.
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" At Gulmarg, we have state- of- the- art cable car, high- end hotels, skiing and heliskiing activities and great road connectivity.
For the advanced skier, heliskiing may be for you - dropping out of a chopper and taking on some rugged off-piste - but for this dozing hack, an hour of haring across a frozen lake on a snowmobile was far more appealing.
But now the resort features three chairlifts, a snowmaker, the Hotel Alyeska, the tram, a disc golf course, mountain biking trails, various restaurants, housing, and even opportunities for heliskiing, which gives Alyeska Resort an advantage over European ski resorts due to helicopter restrictions.
About a third of the size of Switzerland, Last Frontier Heliskiing operates two lodges in the largest single heliski area on the planet.
Lanphere was the co-founder of both Backcountry TV and the Stowe Mountain Film Festival in Vermont, and was trained as a heli-ski guide with Alaska Heliskiing, Alaska, ESPN reports.
Heliskiing drops skiers and their guides onto a remote mountain from a helicopter.
Vernon, Canada, July 28, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Canadian heliski operator Last Frontier Heliskiing has joined with leading outdoor brands Oakley and Marmot to create its summer 2012 "Ultimate Gear Giveaway" offering $600 of the latest ski gear in a Facebook contest which runs till July, 30, 2012.