Category Archives: Outdoor Adventures

Ski Term: Ski Buds

Ski Buds

/skē/bəds/

Noun

A group of Bros that enjoy *ripping pow, drinking beer, riding lifts, Aubrey ski, and spending time together.

Holly Balogh, Sue, BJ, Cecilia, Claire, Julie Wilson

Holly, Sue, BJ, Cecilia, Claire, Myself

Judy, Becky, Jay, Julie Wilson, Claire

Judy, Becky, Jay, Myself, Claire

BJ, Judy, Julie Wilson, Jay

BJ, Judy, Myself, Jay

*However there is no such thing as a friend on a powder day.

Ski Term: Tram Lint

tram lint

/tram/lint/

Noun

The group of Ski Bums who have been waiting in the tram line since 4am to insure they get first tram after a dump. Also includes the Ski Bums 4 boxes back that thought 7am was early enough to be on the first tram.

Cleverly termed by my iPhone’s Autocorrect.
“Holy Snowflake Batman! Look at the Tram Line Lint”

Ski Term: Crusty Undertoad

crust·y un·der·toad

/ˈkrəstē/ˈəndər/tōd/

Noun

The frozen layer buried under just enough fresh snow to make you think it’s safe to make a turn.

(Undertoad: A bogeyman, or in general, fear and anxiety about the unknown and mortality. From “The World According to Garp”.)

Termed by me after wiping out on the Crusty Undertoad.