off-piste


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off-piste

 (ôf′pēst′, ŏf′-)
adj.
Existing or taking place on snow that has not been compacted into tracks: off-piste skiing.

off-piste

adj
(Skiing) of or relating to skiing on virgin snow off the regular runs
Translations

off-piste

[ɒfˈpiːst] ADJ, ADVfuera de pista

off-piste

[ˈɒfˈpiːst] (Skiing)
1. nfuoripista m
2. adv to ski off-pistefare del fuoripista
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The man, in his 20s, was off-piste with two pals when he plunged 650ft in the Alpette area above Oz-en-Oisans, east of Grenoble.
The trainee doctor, who graduated from Newcastle University in 2014, died alongside Rajen Mahendra, 26, at the Chamonix resort while skiing off-piste.
The pair were on holiday in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and skiing off-piste when they fell on Sunday morning, local rescue services said.
The two men, both aged 26, were on holiday in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and skiing off-piste when they fell "several 100 metres", according to police.
Norwegian fly direct to Grenoble which provides the perfect gateway to some of the best snow filled slopes in the Alps, including the well-known resorts of Chamrousse and Villard-de Lans plus internationally-renowned Alpe dHuez and the off-piste playground of La Grave.
He was a founder of the off-piste group British Freeride and competed on the Freeride World Tour as Aaron McLean-Foreman.
Fast cruising is available on the wide open ski runs, and there is plenty of easily accessible off-piste terrain too.
The avalanche happened in early afternoon in Valfrejus in the department of Savoie and caught 51 military personnel by surprise as they were skiing off-piste, the police said in a statement.
So it came as a surprise when a group of us were invited here for a weekend of adventurous off-piste skiing - where you get your downhill fun away from the marked runs.
Hiring a guide is a great way to get introduced to off-piste skiing, as they will be able to help you navigate where's safe to go.
Make sure you have all the right |safety equipment, especially if you are going off-piste
Another sign, this time yellow, lists the many reasons why skiing off-piste will be done at my own risk.