Skiing Inspired Dog Names

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Introduction

Moving downhill, freestyle, or cross-country, skiing has longtime been a favorite winter pastime of people for years. Furry friends love snow, too, and did you know they also hit the slopes? Some dogs are specially trained to work ski mountains to sniff out and detect danger and protect ski enthusiasts abound. These canine ski patrollers use their strong sense of smell to locate humans in the event of an avalanche. Not only can dogs find humans in an avalanche, but they can find them very fast – one dog can do the work of 150 trained human search party members! If you have fond memories of skiing, spending your winter months on the slopes, or are just impressed by the hard-working, quick-thinking ski patrolling avalanche canines, you may consider choosing a ski-inspired name for your dog.

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Skiing Inspired Dog Name Considerations

Ski-inspired names are appropriate for dogs of all shapes and sizes. When deciding on a ski-inspired name for your dog, you may feel inspired by famous skiers or slopes, but you know that skiing is your passion – wouldn’t it be great to find a ski name that fits your dog? 

As a ski enthusiast, when trying to come up with the right name for your dog, consider the breed, personality, and size. Do you think your dog will love snow like you do? Perhaps you should consider an Alaskan Malamute, Siberian Husky, Canadian Eskimo, and Samoyed as they would all make for great companions with skiing inspired names that might share your passion for winter weather and enjoy spending time outside in cold weather. These dog breeds might make excellent slope companions as their coats will help keep them warm in the winter elements.   

While getting a white, fluffy dog may consistently remind you of the powder that you love to ski in, you may prefer a black or darker haired dog to make your furry friend easier to spot while spending time together in the snow or elsewhere. One thing is for sure, a skiing inspired dog name will remind you of your love for skiing. 

Male Skiing Inspired Dog Names

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Alpine
Downhill as opposed to cross country.
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Berkshire
Popular New England ski destination.
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Beast
Nickname was given to the slope in Killington, VT, the largest slope in the eastern U.S.
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Planker
Another name for a skier
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Gnar
Short for gnarly, meaning dangerous and cool
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Ripper
An impressive skier
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Shredder
An accomplished skier who shreds the slope
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Chowder
Already skied on snow
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Hermann
Hermann Maier, Austrian alpine skier and gold medalist
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Truls
Truls Karlsen, Norwegian alpine skier and World Cup finalist
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Leon
Namesake of Lindsey Vonn's rescue dogs and a member of Vonndogs
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Vonn
Lindsey Vonn, American alpine skier and three-time Olympic medalist
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Bear
Namesake of Lindsey Vonn's rescue dogs and a member of Vonndogs
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Eagle
Aerial with arms and legs spread apart
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Bomber
A skier or snowboarder flying down a slope in an uncontrolled manner
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Mogul
Bumps carved into the snow
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Nordic
Cross-country skiing
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Super G
The fastest discipline in Alpine racing
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Terrain
A ski area separate from the downhill filled with jumps
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Zigzag
Skiing across a slope in a “z” pattern
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Luge
A sled for coasting or racing down a chute
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Aspen
Popular Colorado ski destination
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Berm
A snowbank used to provide stability on the outside of a turn
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Funicular
Cable railway that transports skiers up and down a steep slope
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Cornice
Hanging mass of snow at the edge of a peak
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Whiteout
Limited visibility due to snow and weather
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Blue
An easy run for beginner skiers
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Crevasse
Deep and sometimes hidden crack in a glacier
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Ollie
Jump or hop on skis that can be done on the flat
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Piste
French for downhill ski trail

Female Skiing Inspired Dog Names

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Apres-ski
Socializing at the ski lodge/chalet after skiing
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Lindsey
American World Cup alpine ski racer on the US Ski Team
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Downhill
Another name for alpine skiing
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Julia
As in Manusco, American World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist.
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Bony
Early or late season skiing when rocks or gravel hit skis through the snow
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Lucy
The namesake of Lindsey Vonn's Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
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Sofia
As in Goggia, Italian World Cup alpine ski racer
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Bunny
An easy ski slope for beginners
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Monoski
Ski with both boots attached to a single board
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Powder
A fresh snowfall for skiing
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Tail
The end of a ski
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Traverse
Skiing in a zig-zag pattern as opposed to straight down the slope
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Slalom
Race down a winding course marked by flags and poles
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Stina
Referring to Stina Nilsson of Sweden
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Drifter
A skier that travels or moves unintentionally off-trail
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Gaper
A skier who does not understand proper slope etiquette
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Jib
Riding skis across on a non-snow surface
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Liftie
Lift operator
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Tram
Aerial lift that transports skiers up the mountain
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Schuss
A straight downhill run on skis
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Chutes
Narrow sections of snow between two rock walls
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Quiver
Collection of ski types
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Basket
Round, flat disc located by ski-poles to prevent poles from sinking
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Herringbone
Named for the marks when a skier moves upward through the snow
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Kicker
Cheese-shaped wedge jump, allows a skier to gain height
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Sport
An activity involving physical exertion, such as skiing
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Aerials
Freestyle ski jumping involving flips
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Edge
Metal strip on the edge of the ski used for control and turning
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Salopettes
French for snow pants
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Chatter
Vibration of skis caused by traveling at high speeds down slopes

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