Taking weight off the ski, usually prior to
Rising up to unweight the skis prior to
turning. For Nordic skiers, this is often
the easiest way of unweighting skis.
The uphill capacity is the number of skiers
that can be transported to the top of the
mountain at a certain time.
A modified form of diagonal striding
directly up a hill, by shortening the
stride-length, quickening the tempo, and
lowering the hips.
Diagonal striding up a hill at an angle
(more than 0°, less than 90°) to the
Making a downhill turn away from the
fall-line, and thus decreasing the angle of