Definition of randonnée in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrandɒneɪ/


[mass noun, often as modifier]
A form of skiing across mountainous terrain using equipment specially designed for walking uphill as well as skiing downhill: randonnée skiers
More example sentences
  • My first randonnée ski tour was in May 1980, into the Goat Rocks Wilderness for a week.
  • I will not make wide telemark turns, instead I will use randonnée skis, and make symmetrical tight turns and leave lots of powder lines for everyone.
  • You'll need extreme backcountry gear, including: randonnée or telemark skis fitted with skins, an ice axe, and crampons.


French, 'long walk or journey'.

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