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ski resort [2]click to hear

Resort area with the facilities required for skiing and snowboarding; it also lodges skiers and snowboarders.
ski resort [2] ice rink chair lift departure area parking T-bar information desk skiers’ lodge village hotel condominium snow-grooming machine gondolas departure area ski school mountain lodge cross-country ski trail

ice rink click to hear

Ice surface designed for skating.

chair lift departure area click to hear

parking click to hear

Area for cars to park.

T-bar click to hear

Mechanical lift that consists of a series of inverted T-shaped bars that hold two people; as the T-bar pulls them, their skis or snowboards slide along the ground.

information desk click to hear

Kiosk that provides information on a ski resort’s facilities, events and services.

skiers’ lodge click to hear

Multipurpose building providing a variety of services such as cafeteria, lockers, rental and repair shop and ski school.

village click to hear

Place in which lodging and ski resort services are concentrated.

hotel click to hear

Business establishment that lodges people for a fee.

condominium click to hear

Group of lodgings belonging to separate owners who share the building’s maintenance costs.

snow-grooming machine click to hear

A tracked vehicle used to prepare trails; it packs fresh snow, evens out bumps and replaces snow on uncovered areas.

gondolas departure area click to hear

ski school click to hear

Business that offers skiing or snowboarding lessons to individuals or groups of all levels.

mountain lodge click to hear

Small, usually wooden dwelling built on the side of a mountain; it sometimes provides direct access to the ski area.

cross-country ski trail click to hear

Trail groomed for cross-country skiing; a sign indicates the level of difficulty by means of a pictogram.