SKI GLOSSARY: E



Edge-set
Tilting the skis quickly onto their uphill edges whilst across the fall-line, to produce a sudden braking action. Often used to create a platform from which the skier can spring into the next turn.

Edging
Tilting one or both skis onto either edge, usually to prevent slipping.

Extension
The opposite of compression, usually refers to straightening of the body, arms or legs.

Express chair
High speed chair lift