ski touring
noun Date: 1935 cross-country skiing for pleasure

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ski touring — ☆ ski touring n. the sport of cross country skiing …   English World dictionary

  • ski touring. — ski tourer. See cross country skiing. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Ski pole — Ski poles (sometimes called stocks ) are used by skiers to improve balance, speed and acceleration. They probably evolved from walking sticks carried while travelingFact|date=March 2007, and possibly from spears as wellFact|date=March 2007. In… …   Wikipedia

  • Ski binding — Alpine touring ski boot, binding, and ski crampon A ski binding is an attachment which anchors a ski boot to the ski. There are different types of bindings for different types of skiing. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • ski tourer — noun see ski touring …   Useful english dictionary

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