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noun as in corridor

noun as in passageway


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There are also some technical sections, for example along ridges and couloirs, where you climb on foot with your skis strapped to your backpack.

His home was an old Subaru Loyale, and he spent his days scaling Yosemite’s sheer rock faces and skiing the couloirs outside Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

If you’ve got the skills, ski objectives in the park range from the relatively mellow 25 Short to steep couloirs on Nez Perce.

Sinking up to my armpits in a pocket of facets midway up a couloir only moments after digging a pit took spatial variability beyond the conceptual.

Big Sky Backcountry Guides has exclusive access to 14,000 surrounding acres, which includes everything from low-angle trees to steep couloirs.

Their tracks were visible on the snow at the top of the couloir.

None came, and we felt gratified at this confirmation of our judgment as to the safety of this part of the couloir.

Naturally, our trust in the rocks was gone, and we took as soon as possible to the steep snow of the couloir.

My hat blew off here, and rolled on its stiffened brim at a tremendous pace down a couloir of ice.

We ascended by the right-hand couloir, if I may so term it, and then made for the gap on the ridge at the extreme westerly end.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to couloir, such as: aisle, foyer, hall, lobby, passage, and passageway.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.