Dictionary

This Glossary is provided to help guests understand more about the rental of inns, resorts and vacation rentals. It is not comprehensive but serves as a primer for terms guests may encounter in renting specialty lodging. Not all terms apply to all properties or managers.

Beat

A term used to describe something that is not good. e.g. "It's pretty beat that we have to shape the pipe all day."
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Beef

A wipe-out; another word for biff. Ex: "Dude, I beefed that one so badly.
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Beige

Totally wack e.g. "Did you see that hoedad in the cafe? That is so beige," or "How beige is the weather on the mountain!"
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Betty

A girl who can't ride (a poser who is a girl). Characteristics include: a Roxy snowboard, sideslipping through park, flirting, being loud and obnoxious, matching jacket, pants, hat, etc.
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Biathlon

Competitive cross-country track-racing combined with target shooting with a rifle.
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Bicycle bumps

A series of offset bumps artificially formed in two set parallel tracks, to emulate bicycle pedalling with the legs.
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Biffed

Going up for a trick completing the trick but then having a crash landing.
Origin: abc-of-skiing.com Link: abc-of-skiing.com

Binder wax

A blend of synthetic resin and rubber compounds used to bind grip waxes to the ski surface, especially used to improve the adhesion of the wax to the ski.
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Binding

Pair of mechanical devices that are attached to a ski and grips a ski boot; the bindings should release in case of a fall
See also: Din Setting Origin: SkiDictionary.com Link: SkiDictionary.com

Bingo

When you pull-off 3 360s in a row
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Bip

A mix between your butt and your hip.
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Bitchin Calfdick

its when your high backs press into your calf's while making it impossible to ride. (Mike Lamb: Atomic Southeast Rep)
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Bizatch

What you call someone who cut you off.
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Black Diamond

Black Diamonds are the color and symbol used to mark advanced ski trails. Black Diamond ski trails are often difficult to ski and have advanced terrain.
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Blackout Day

A blackout day is a day when, while using a season pass, your season pass is not valid and you must purchase a normal lift ticket if you wish to ski that day.
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Blasted A Dookie

Seeing someone fall really hard while watching from the lift. e.g. "That kid blasted a dookie."
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Blazin' Raizin

The old man who's just gunning it down the mountain.
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Bleah

Insane air.
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Blindside

A term given to any rotation where the rider has oriented him/herself "blind" to his/her takeoff or landing and must stretch to look over their shoulder. Such a technique usually increases the difficulty.
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Blingers

Refers to the people who buy all matching equipment regardeles of quality or performance and are on the hill not to snowboard but to be seen snowboarding.
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