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.

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