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  • v. To ski down a mountain or glacier that has been reached by helicopter rather than a normal ski lift.

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Examples

  • Jokull Bergmann, who is a world class mountain guide and the founder of what has turned out to be the most amazing heli-ski operation, asked if I would like to join some of the other guests and ski a few runs.

    Dorrit Moussaieff: From Iceland, Where the Ski Season Is Only Just Starting

  • The skiers and snowboarders who venture to the state in the winter tend to be of the adrenaline-rush set, coming to heli-ski in Valdez, a mountainous area also in south central Alaska, or to take on Alyeska's double black diamonds.

    Skiing's Last Frontier

  • Advanced riders can book private heli-ski trips, for helicopter drop-offs on the mountain's remote peaks.

    TIP SHEET

  • He runs a heli-ski business called Pure Powder; she has just left Gordon Ramsay to become head chef with The Recipe, doing boutique catering and upmarket canapés.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • By the end of Stretch the Limits, Jessica Baker's annual Jackson camp for advanced to expert skiers, Baker, a former Freeskiing World Tour champion and Alaskan heli-ski guide, said: People are skiing something they couldn't ski before.

    The Seattle Times

  • Taught by a pair of big-mountain skiers, Ingrid Backstrom and Jessica Sobolowski-Quinn, who is also an Alaskan heli-ski guide, this clinic on Jan. 7 and 8 helps skilled women tackle Squaw's notorious double-black-diamond runs.

    The Seattle Times

  • A passing helicopter from a local heli-ski operator had spotted an SOS signal plodded in the snow, ski tracks, and then a waving Mr. Blackburn.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • I won't heli-ski any more because I can't and it's not fair to the people I'm with if I fall.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • By the end of Stretch the Limits, Jessica Baker's annual Jackson camp for advanced to expert skiers, Ms. Baker, a former Freeskiing World Tour champion and Alaskan heli-ski guide, said: People are skiing something they couldn't ski before.

    NYT > Home Page

  • There are endless possibilities for heli-ski runs in this area, said Martin Jones, a New Zealander, one of the directors of Gulmarg Heliski.

    Reuters: Top News

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