snowmaking

[snoh-mey-king]
noun
the creation of artificial snow at ski areas.

Origin:
1950–55; snow + making

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As soon as the temperature dips, snowmaking equipment is fired up.
The resort offers nine trails and four lifts, including two quads, and
  snowmaking coverage on all of the slopes.
Thanks to its snowmaking capabilities, it is usually the first resort to open
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Snowmaking and snow-grooming takes place in the pre-dawn hours.
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