SKI GLOSSARY: L



Langlauf
A German word meaning 'long-running', used to describe ski racing.

Lateral Projection
Transferring weight from the downhill to the uphill ski while moving on a traverse

Lateral stepping
Stepping one ski out sideways and parallel from the other ski - often used when turning in slalom races.

Lighted loipe
A set track with lights for night skiing, common in Scandinavia.

Lip
The acute angle at which the wall terminates.

Loipe
See set tracks.

Long-range waxes
See wide-range waxes.