The first ski resort opened in 1962 and the town, which now boasts an uncluttered 5,000 residents, followed four years later.
ski resorts are a business, and one that can be quite fickle—a bad snow season means poor revenues.
The ski club—and Howelsen Hill—are the reasons Steamboat has produced so many great athletes.
This spring, an intriguing pattern has developed in the real estate market in Aspen, the upmarket Colorado ski resort.
The economy will teeter, one foot over the cliff, while members of Congress soak up the recess sun or swoosh down the ski slopes.
Wherefore I tried to swing around, and in swinging turned too short, crossed my ski, and fell in a heap with my face in the snow.
One of my ski had finished the hill-shoot 'on its own,' and lay on the level far below.
If you look at the heel end of the ski, you will generally see the grain disposed in vertical lines, as in Fig. 3, b.
Soon we will swim in the pools and ski on the slopes of virtual reality.
With ski the exploration of the Alps in all kinds of weather has become possible.
1883 (there is an isolated instance from 1755; in early use often spelled skee), from Norwegian ski, related to Old Norse skið "long snowshoe," literally "stick of wood, firewood," cognate with Old English scid "stick of wood," obsolete English shide "piece of wood split off from timber;" Old High German skit, German Scheit "log," from Proto-Germanic *skid- "to divide, split," from PIE root *skei- "to cut, split" (see shed (v.)). Ski-jumper is from 1894; ski bum first attested 1960; ski-mask is from 1963; noted as part of criminal disguises from 1968.