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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.
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off-piste

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

off-piste

[ɒfˈpiːst] ADJ, ADVfuera de pista
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off-piste

[ˈɒfˈpiːst] (Skiing)
1. nfuoripista m
2. adv to ski off-pistefare del fuoripista
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1 OFF-PISTE EXPLORING AFTER a heavy snowfall, it's often tempting for skiers and snowboarders to venture off-piste.
The avalanche hit an off-piste forest in Reutte near the German border.
Dozens of athletes took part at a rare international competition in the South Asian country, which boasts some of the world's highest mountains but remains off-piste for most winter sports enthusiasts after years of conflict and a lack of infrastructure.
NALTAR:Skiers descend in long, rhythmic swoops down pristine white slopes in northern Pakistan, braking in a spray of snow as soldiers carrying semi-automatic weapons watch impassively.Dozens of athletes took part at a rare international competition in the South Asian country, which boasts some of the world's highest mountains but remains off-piste for most winter sports enthusiasts after years of conflict and a lack of infrastructure.
The 24-year-old man was skiing off-piste with his father at the Ankogel mountain in southern Austria when he was swept away and buried by loose snow, according to police.
FIONA RUSSELL find piste and safety for all If you plan to ski or snowboard off-piste this winter, check out a training programme launched by Henry's Avalanche Talk (HAT).
| Snap up Esprit Ski's Black Friday deal and celebrate Christmas in Gressoney, Italy Made up of two charming Italian villages, Gressoney is located at the heart of the fantastic Montersorea ski area which offers families lovely long runs, great mountain restaurants and accessible off-piste opportunities.
| Esprit Ski offers Black Friday savings for the whole family in Alpe d'Huez, France The Grande Rousses ski area in Alpe d'Huez offers 250kms of pistes, acres of off-piste powder and a children's ski area located at the top of the 'yoghurt-pot lift'!
The 25-year-old man, who was working a season in the resort of Meribel, was found in an off-piste area of the Allues area of the mountain.
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 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.