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  Ski Holidays & Skiing Holidays with Igluski.com
Ski holidays and ski chalets to France, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, USA and Canada.
Our ski accommodation includes hotels, apartments and ski chalets, including popular French chalets and cheap ski chalets to a wide range of ski resorts.
We offer ski holidays to France, including all the top French ski resorts, skiing in Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and Andorra, plus skiing in North America in the USA and Canada.
www.igluski.com   (399 words)

  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Ski   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ski wax is used to increase the freezing point of water on the base of the ski, easing the creation of the water layer.
The ski binding anchors the foot firmly to the ski at heel and toe.
Skis for mountain/backcountry/cross-country free range skiing which are designed for skiing on unbroken snow, where an established track is lacking.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Ski   (1389 words)

 Ski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ski wax is used to decrease drag by increasing the water repellency properties of the base.
Now, Downhill skis are "shaped" (when viewed from above or below, the center or "waist" is narrower than the tip or tail, and the cut from tip through waist to tail follows either a parabolic curve, or an arc, on either side of the ski) to promote easy turning.
Bindings are typically mounted closer to the center of the ski to facilitate the balance of fore and aft pressure, while skiing backwards or "switch", bindings are built lower to the ski for easy rail sliding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ski   (1787 words)

 Ski Jackets, Ski Pants, Ski Suits, Down Jackets, Thermal Underwear, Rollneck shirts, Waterproof clothing,Winter ...
Ski pants are essential to your comfort and enjoyment of skiing.
For casual wear after skiing and for general wear in European cities during winter, it is advisable to have footwear that ensures warmth, comfort and style whilst incorporating high waterproof uppers and thick nonslip soles.
Remember, a ski jacket that matches the pants looks smarter, and in most cases is worn in place of a sports jacket as casual wear.
www.ski.co.za /items.htm   (0 words)

 Ski Rossendale | Welcome | The North West's home of Snowsports
…test your ability in a gruelling skiing competition?
Whether you’re a professional, expert or absolute beginner, Ski Rossendale is one of the premier snow sport venues in the North West of England and will have the perfect package to suit your needs.
Alternatively, if the après-Ski scene is more appealing then relax in a cosy, alpine environment at The Restaurant @ Ski Rossendale
www.ski-rossendale.co.uk   (0 words)

 Ski Flying Encyclopedia Articles @ LandCompany.com (Land Company)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ski-flying is an extreme version of ski jumping, (often called the Formula 1 of ski jumping).
[1] The biggest hill is in Planica, where all the longest ski jumps have been jumped.
It's possible to jump over 200 meters in all the ski flying hills, and the current World Record is 239 meters, set by Norwegian Bjørn Einar Romøren in Planica 2005.
www.landcompany.com /encyclopedia/Ski_flying   (287 words)

 SKINET :: The Ultimate Online Resource for Ski Gear, Ski Travel, Ski Photos and Ski Video -- Powered by Ski, Skiing, ...
It's open all summer with an average temperature of 23 degrees.
They train hard, ski hard and play even harder.
The NASTC ski academy offers a comprehensive and affordable ski training program in Portillo, Chile that's taught by the top trainers in the U.S. and the World.
www.skinet.com /skinet   (333 words)

 skiing: Types of Events
is a form of skiing that uses a single wide ski, or snowboard, and no poles, and has similarities to surfing and skateboarding.
which originated in the late 1990s and employs shorter and wider skis that are usually used without poles.
It is generally easier to learn than skiing, in part because skiboards are easier to maneuver.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/sports/A0861117.html   (228 words)

 SKI   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Four of the most important ski resorts in the country are to be found very close to Santiago.
What is more, before going up or after coming down from these ski resorts one can take advantage of the various attractions in Santiago: theatres; museums; sophisticate restaurants; discotheques; and of course the elegant shopping centres and the excellent bargains that they offer.
At only 40 km East of the capital this resort has 18 ski lifts for slopes with varying degrees of difficulty, a ski school, a discotheque, restaurants, and comfortable ski huts, as well as condominiums for rent, and the unique possibility of skiing at night every friday and saturday.
sunsite.dcc.uchile.cl /chile/turismo/ski.html   (571 words)

 SKI Michigan, Ski Areas and Ski Travel In Michigan
Boyne Mountain is known for it's convenient lift and trail systems that cater not only to the expert snow enthusiasts but to beginners in a way that makes skiing and riding easier than ever to learn and enjoy.
Miles of groomed cross country ski trails, a huge outdoor hot tub and pool, memorable dining venues, warm fireplaces, specialty shops, well organized children's programs and the famously lively apre-ski scene are just some of the likely pastimes for you to enjoy at Boyne Mountain.
Great night skiing four nights a week for any level skier (75% of the runs are under the lights); two large terrain parks and half pipe (nice jumps mean lots of fun and air!)
www.michiweb.com /ski/index.html   (743 words)

 Skiing & Snowboarding, Activities, Vacation Rental, ResortQuest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ResortQuest has it all, from cross-country skiing and telemarking, to snowboarding and heli-skiing; skiing the best terrain in the U.S. and Canada is just outside your door.
Encompassing six peaks, 142 trails, and 2,939 acres, the Steamboat Ski Area is famous for its glades, cruisers, steeps, and tree skiing.
Whistler is consistently rated as the premier ski resort in North America, with 7,071 acres of terrain, 12 alpine bowls, 200 marked trails, and 33 lifts.
www.resortquest.com /VRP/Activities/Skiing   (614 words)

 Skiing Travel Guide - New York Times Travel
Race and Ace tournaments are for athletes skilled at skiing and golf, and especially for competitors after the ultimate day of recreation.
At a tiny ski area on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, chutes, cornices and cliffs heretofore unheard of in the Midwest exist on a 1,465-foot hill overlooking Lake Superior.
Anyone who loves skiing but hates the mountain of fresh debt at the end of winter can ski free next year with a bit of preseason planning.
travel.nytimes.com /travel/guides/skiing/overview.html?excamp=GGTRski   (1040 words)

 newsobserver.com | Ski the South
To reach this tiny ski town at the top of a canyon, you jump on an easy flight to Salt Lake City, followed by a 45-minute drive into the mountains.
Skiers cut through a fresh dusting of snow, their skis hissing softly against the powder as they crisscross down the slopes, then grinding to halt at the icy base of the Sierra Summit resort where Richard Shimizu is taking a break.
In fact, snowboarding can be body-friendlier to an older body than skiing, especially to the knees, which are locked in place on a board.
www.newsobserver.com /lifestyles/ski   (496 words)

 GotoRenoTahoe.com: Ski Tahoe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ski, run or snowshoe your way to the top
With the backdrop of Siberia Ridge, the Palisades and Lake Tahoe, Squaw Valley’s superpipe is arguably the most beautiful pipe in the country.
Squaw Valley USA is the fourth and final resort to host the inaugural season of The Honda Ski Tour (THST).
www.gotorenotahoe.com /ski   (270 words)

 Dartmouth Skiway - Ski New Hampshire - Your one stop resource
The soaring, timber-framed structure houses new rental skis, boots and bindings for the upcoming season, as well as a ski and snowboard school with highly competent instructors for any level skier or rider.
Ride or ski in an unspoiled setting where we provide superb grooming and the small-town friendly atmosphere to keep you coming back.
Complete skiing and boarding equipment, as well as helmets are available for rent in the lower levelof the McLane Family Lodge where our retail shop is located.
www.skinh.com /Dartmouth_Skiway.cfm   (280 words)

 Ski | Utah.com
Most resorts have ski in/ski out accommodations so you never have to leave the resort, if you don't want too.
It should be no surprise that the headquarters for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is in Park City, Utah.
Here are tips to help you find lodging for your Utah ski vacation.
www.utah.com /ski   (194 words)

 Weston Ski Track :: Cross-Country Skiing 15 Minutes West of Boston, Massachusetts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The best times for skiing during these cycles are often in the morning as the snow starts to soften and the late afternoon as the sun sets and the snow starts to firm up.
We will be open for skiing during the race, but some sections of the course may be closed.
Weston Ski Track is a cross-country ski and snowshoeing center serving the Boston area.
www.ski-paddle.com /skitrack/skitrack.php   (387 words)

 Ski Ontonagon, Porcupine Mountains, Michigan, Upper Peninsula
Since it is a state park ski area, the daily tow rates are the lowest of any comparable ski area.
Often, the daily winter temperatures are 10-20 degrees warmer than inland ski areas, which makes the Porkies even more attractive to the Winter sports enthusiast.
The Western Summit is served by a double chair and a handle tow serves the ''Bunny'' slope.
www.ontonagon.net /ski   (235 words)

 SkiCentral - Ski Equipment
Ski, snowboard and snowsports accessories: ski and boot bags, boot warmers, helmets, snowshoes, long underwear, and clothing from Rossignol, Salomon, K2, Burton, Boeri, HotChillys and more.
Norwegian ski factory specializing in touring, mountain and telemark skis.
Ski manufacturers who produce a limited number of hand-made skis per year.
www.skicentral.com /skiequip.html   (248 words)

 Ski from Backcountry.com from Backcountry.com
You’ll find the skis, ski boots, and ski bindings you need for resort skiing, alpine touring, Nordic and skate skiing, and telemark skiing.
Cross Country Ski Packages, Touring Ski Boots, Touring Skis, more...
These all-mountain skis have the edge grip to get you over the windblown ice, the width to float you through the pow, and the stability to carve high-speed turns on the groomers.
www.backcountry.com /store/category_results?cat_id=1   (253 words)

 Ski Equipment: Skis, Boots, Bindings, Telemark, Randonee and More at REI.com.
Ski Equipment: Skis, Boots, Bindings, Telemark, Randonee and More at REI.com.
The plethora of the choices can be a little dizzying, especially if you're just starting out, but we've got some tips to help simplify your search and get you on the slopes ASAP.
Check out some of the hottest gear going: Ski magazine's 2006/2007 award winners.
www.rei.com /skiing   (101 words)

 Welcome to the Linux Ski simulator
Ski is an HP-proprietary instruction-set simulator for the IA-64 (Itanium Processor Family, IPF) architecture and is intended primarily for application- and kernel-level software development.
This web site describes the version of Ski that is running on Linux.
Ski binaries are available for download free of charge for the Intel x86 and Itanium platforms.
www.hpl.hp.com /research/linux/ski   (120 words)

 Ski vacation - ski - ski area - snowboard - cross country - New England - ExploreNewEngland.com
Ski vacation - ski - ski area - snowboard - cross country - New England - ExploreNewEngland.com
After watching the weather last week it became apparent that New England was in for some exceptional skiing.
Viewers share their spring ski photos from around the world.
www.explorenewengland.com /travel?special=specials/ski   (216 words)

 Ski from Backcountryoutlet.com from Backcountryoutlet.com
Alpine Fat Skis, Telemark Skis and Alpine Touring Skis, Alpine Touring Boots, more...
Touring Ski Boots, Touring Skis, Touring Ski Bindings, more...
Ski Poles, Hand Warmers and Accessories, Pocket Tools, more...
www.backcountryoutlet.com /outlet/category_results.html?cat_id=1   (117 words)

 Flickr: Photos tagged with ski
Special deals on ski vacation packages to 75 resorts in the western US, Canada and Europe.
Snow skiing videos with multiple camera angles and commentary.
See also: winter, mountains, snowboard, alps, france, sky, snowboarding
www.flickr.com /photos/tags/ski   (176 words)

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