word meaning after
Apres-ski – Social events or
activities that take place after skiing
After, in Arles; Opposite of avant; French after; After, in
Paris; _____-midi (French time of day)
3 times a year
in English language:
78033 / 86800
Ski & Evening Activities
(English: after skiing) refers to going out, having drinks,
dancing, and generally socializing after skiing. It is popular in
the Alps where skiers often stop at bars on their last run of the
day while still wearing all their ski gear. The concept is
similar to the nineteenth hole in golf.
the United States, the term is used more broadly to describe the
atmosphere of ski resorts and ski culture, ski themed
architecture and decor and the ski oriented lifestyle in general.
French, après-ski merely refers to the comfortable boots
worn after removing (uncomfortable) ski boots.
is considered to be the country of provenance; For example in the
popular ski resorts St. Anton, Ischgl, Sölden,
Saalbach-Hinterglemm and the Zillertal. In Scandinavia Après-ski
refers to After ski.
Holland Après-ski huts are found in many clubs and bars.
In these huts Après-ski music is played, which are mostly
covers or parodies of old songs. These huts are aimed primarily
at young adults and teenagers.
term Après-ski is also being increasingly (mis)applied in
a derogatory sense, to describe those whose interest in snow
sports is mainly confined to image, such as expensive prestige
brands of equipment and seasonal ski-wear fashion.
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