[ hel-i-skee-ing ]
/ ˈhɛl ɪˌski ɪŋ /
skiing on remote mountains to which the participants are brought by helicopter.
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Origin of heliskiing
First recorded in 1975–80
Words nearby heliskiing
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British Dictionary definitions for heliskiing
skiing in which skiers are transported by helicopter to remote slopes
Derived forms of heli-skiingheli-skier, noun
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