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off-piste

[ awf-peest, of ]

adverb

  1. on an unprepared, trackless area away from regular ski runs:

    off-piste skiing.



off-piste

adjective

  1. of or relating to skiing on virgin snow off the regular runs


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Word History and Origins

Origin of off-piste1

First recorded in 1955–60; off ( def ) + piste ( def )

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Example Sentences

Terrain at Asahidake is almost all off-piste, and better suited toward more advanced skiers/riders.

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