Domaine skiable

22:47 Apr 16, 2005
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French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tourism & Travel
French term or phrase: Domaine skiable
Ski resort? Ski run? Part of a text on a tourist resort in the French Alps.
Neil Rear
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:29


Summary of answers provided
5 +7Ski area
mannix
3 +8ski slopes/pistes or area developed for skiing
writeaway
4 +5Skiing area
Mark Nathan
5 +1Additional information - not for points
cmwilliams (X)


Discussion entries: 5





  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
Skiing area


Explanation:
keeps your options open

Mark Nathan
France
Local time: 17:29
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 32

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kate Hudson
47 mins

agree  Trudy Peters
1 hr

agree  emiledgar
2 hrs

agree  Tony M: Yes, though rather weak in terms of a tourism marketing context, and sounds a bit more like a region....
8 hrs

agree  KNielsen
1 day 4 hrs
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +8
ski slopes/pistes or area developed for skiing


Explanation:
robert-collins/Larousse
depends on your context?

writeaway
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 32

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  sarahl (X)
19 mins

agree  Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
24 mins

agree  Amy Williams: "take you to the heart of the pistes"/"take you straight to the pistes" ; the second sentence "network of pistes"
1 hr
  ->  :-) ;-)

agree  Anna Maria Augustine at proZ.com (X)
2 hrs

agree  Tony M: I like 'ski slopes' as sounding general enough, since the whole point is that it is NOT JUST the 'pistes'
8 hrs

agree  Ian Burley (X)
8 hrs

agree  Aisha Maniar
10 hrs

agree  KNielsen
1 day 4 hrs
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Ski area


Explanation:


mannix
Local time: 17:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dana Sackett Lössl: if for an American audience
8 hrs
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agree  cmwilliams (X): not necessarily only for American audience
13 hrs
  -> thanks for the added info !

agree  Sandra C.
15 hrs
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agree  roneill
16 hrs
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agree  Claire Cox: perfectly acceptable to a UK skier too!
22 hrs
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agree  PB Trans
1 day 1 hr
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agree  KNielsen
1 day 4 hrs
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13 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Additional information - not for points


Explanation:
Ski area is the term normally used

.. Barèges and La Mongie form the largest ski area in the Pyrenees, sharing 100km of wide, mainly easy-to-intermediate pistes on both sides of the Col du ...
www.skiclub.co.uk/skiclub/ direct/resort/default.asp?id=45984

... There is a Barèges Ski-Bus stop outside the apartments which you can use to get up ... for those who want to go straight to the Superbarèges ski area. ...
www.pyrenees.co.uk/2005 Webpages/Skiing/bareges4.html

... and produced what is being touted as the fourth biggest ski area in France. ... Barèges is one of the very earliest French ski areas, having started in ...
easyjetinflight.com/features/2005/jan/skiresorts.html

... Not many people know that it is only an hour away from Barèges/La Mongie, the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees. This location could improve ...
www.ifyouski.com/Resorts/View/?objectid=234004

Bareges, French Pyrenees - Great value skiing in the largest Pyrenean ski area. Summer- walking, cycling, mountain-biking and wildlife holidays in a ...
www.borderlinehols.com/bab.htm

... Six minutes later you find yourself in the 'La Chaudanne' area of Meribel in
the heart of the 'Les Trois Vallees' ski area. ...
www.chaletfinder.co.uk/viewproperty.htm?pid=26864

.. the Brides-les-Bains extension (Meribel bubble) up to the Meribel ski area,
... is located in Meribel itself, at the heart of the 3 valleys ski area. ...
www.pgl.co.uk/online/pglexperience/schools/ ski/search/description.asp?areapid=17&Product=Ski
.uk/meribel.htm

cmwilliams (X)
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:29
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  dateydorgan: Quoi qu’il en soit,
1255 days
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