Essential Ski Terms in English for Sports Break

Going skiing over the sports break? Whether you're heading for the slopes or just want to test your English vocabulary, this glossary of essential ski terms should come in handy.

Equipment

1. Skis  - skidor

2. Ski bindings - bindningar

3. Ski boots - pjäxor

4. Helmet - hjälm

5. Ski poles - stavar

6. Ski goggles - skidglasögon

Essential

7. Ski pass - liftkort

8. Tissues/Paper handkerchiefs - pappersnäsdukar

9. Lipbalm or lip protection - läppbalsam

10. Sunscreen/Sun cream - solkräm

Ski clothes

11. Ski pants - byxa

12. Ski jacket- jacka

13. Ski gloves - vantar

14. Ski socks – sockar/strumpor

15. Ski underwear /Thermal underwear - underställ

16. Ski underwear pants/ Long johns - underställsbyxa

17. Ski underwear top - underställströja

18. Ski suit – skiddräkt

Drinks

19. Hot chocolate with whipped cream - varm choklad med vispgrädde

20. Après-ski -  international

Skiing

21. Alpine skiing/Downhill skiing - alpin skidåkning/ utförsåkning

22. Cross country skiing - längdskidåkning

23. Ski slope - skidbacke

24. Snow plough turn - plogsväng

25. Carving – carving

26. Chair lift - sittlift

27. T- bar lift - ankarlift

28. Button lift - knapplift

29. Gondola lift/cable car lift - kabinlift

Snow

30. Powder snow - lössnö

31. Slush - blötsnö/slask

32. Moguls/bumps - pucklar

33. Snow cannon - snökanon

34. Avalanche - lavin

Happy skiing!

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