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heli-skiing

Syllabification: hel·i-ski·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈhelēˌskēiNG
 
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Definition of heli-skiing in English:

noun

Skiing in which the skier is taken up the mountain by helicopter.
Example sentences
  • Fly-fishing is popular here in summer, but in winter cross-country skiing and even heli-skiing can be organised at the ranch.
  • And Bell will be attempting to embarrass himself in as many ways as is humanly possible by trying out heli-skiing and ski-jumping.
  • The company offers a variety of programs throughout the year, including summer hill-hiking, overnight getaways, day trips to the lodge for lunch, and heli-skiing.

Derivatives

heli-ski

1
verb
Example sentences
  • This is where one can heli-ski huge mountains, pointing one out to the pilot and yelling ‘That one!’
  • Most of their lodges are reachable only via helicopter - all told, the properties encompass more than 15,000 square miles of wilderness, the largest private area in the world to heli-hike and heli-ski.
  • Land at the summit, and you're not mountaineering, you're heli-skiing.

heli-skier

2
noun
Example sentences
  • The caribou are now forced to share precious space with all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, heli-skiers and hikers.
  • With its splendid wilderness location, western charm and numerous indoor and outdoor activities, The Lodge is also ideal for non-skiing guests accompanying heli-skiers on vacation.
  • In our beautiful remote mountain lodge, our heli-skiers and snowboarders find a luxurious but cozy atmosphere with accommodation in spacious double or single rooms, all with en suite bathrooms.

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