SKI TOURING GLOSSARY

Ski touring is arguably the best way to explore the mountains in winter, completely independently thanks to your trusty skis, and to enjoy wild and unspoiled nature. Originally a means of transportation, cross-country skiing has developed into a fully-fledged sporting pursuit.

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a
ACCLIMATISATION
ALTITUDE
AVALANCHE
ARVA
ALTITUDE DIFFERENCE
ASCENT
APPLYING YOUR SKINS
b
BOOTFITTING
BOOT CRAMPONS
BINDINGS WITH INSERTS
BENDING
BACK-UP ROUTE
BACKPACK
c
CAMBER
CAMBER
COL
CORNICE
CORRIDOR
CREVASSE
CONVERTIBLE ALPINE BINDINGS
CARRYING
d
DUCK WALK
DOWNHILL
DETACHING/CONVERTING
DE-SKINNING
e
ELEVATION DIFFERENCE
EXPOSURE
f
FLOATING
FLEX
g
GLOVES
GPS
GPS
h
HEEL LIFT
HYBRID LOW-TECH BINDINGS
HEEL PIECE
i
INSTEP
INCLINE
INSERTS
ICE AXE
k
KICKTURN
l
LOOP
LOW TECH
m
MOUNTAIN SKIING
p
PASS
POW-POW
PROBE
r
RIDGE
REVERSE CAMBER
ROUTE
RAIDS
ROCKER
RUNDOWN
s
SKIMO
SKI TOURING BOOTS
SKI CRAMPONS
SKIDDING
SNOWPACK
SKINS
SHOVEL
SNOW BRIDGE
SKI MOUNTAINEERING
SKI TOURING
SAFETY
t
TUNING
TELESCOPIC POLES
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP
TRAVEL
TRAIL
v
VALLEY
w
WIND SLAB
WALK MODE
z
ZIG-ZAGS