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What is a piste map?

It is a ski map that shows the locations of slopes and trails for downhill skiing, as well as areas that are "off-piste," or ungroomed and therefore possibly dangerous but not restricted. "Piste" is the French word for ski slope. Full Answer

What is off piste or on piste?

This only couts in skiing or snowboarding, but the term 'off piste' refers to the snow or area of the mountain which is not marked as an official slope or route in a ski resort. Therefore this could be deeper… Full Answer

Translate pistes in french to English?

1 piste Noun, feminine (a) (of animal, person) track, tracks, trail (b) (of police enquiry) lead, line of enquiry (c) (Sport: in stadium) track; (in horseracing) course; (for skating) rink; (in skiing) slope, piste; ski hors ~ off-piste skiing, off-piste… Full Answer

What is the longest ski run in the world?

There actually seems to be several candidates to this title: 1) Vallée Blanche in Chamonix from Aiguille du Midi down to Chamonix. There are several different numbers given for this run between 20 and 22 km. The Chamonix home page… Full Answer

How long is the longest ski run?

There actually seems to be several candidates to this title: 1) Vallée Blanche in Chamonix from Aiguille du Midi down to Chamonix. There are several different numbers given for this run between 20 and 22 km. The Chamonix home page… Full Answer

Longest ski runs in the world?

What is probably the four longest ski runs in the world is shown below. The order is however a bit unclear. 1) Vallée Blanche in Chamonix from Aiguille du Midi down to Chamonix. There are several different numbers given for… Full Answer