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Heliboarding Definition

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Definition: Heliboarding (or heli-snowboarding or heli-riding) is a form of off-piste snowboarding in which the rider is carried to the top of a slope in a helicopter. Heliboarding can take place on anything from intermediate to advanced terrain, and the helicopter serves as a convenient way to reach untouched backcountry areas that may never be able to be reached otherwise.


Pronunciation: [heli] - [snoh-bawrd-ing]


Also Known As: Heli-Snowboarding, Heli-Riding, Heli-Boarding

Example: The fresh powder was nearly over our heads when we were heli-snowboarding in Whistler.

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