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A ski run with many small mounds of snow, caused by skiers turning in the same places.
- ‘Mountain bikers can improve wrist and knee strength, hikers and backpackers can stabilize wobbly ankles, and skiers will be able to conquer the most joint-wrenching bump runs with knees intact.’
- ‘Similar to my previous tests, I first skied them on a blue bump run (this bump run, next to chair 1, is covered early season by man-made snow).’
- ‘Skiing bumps is definitely challenging but nothing is more gratifying than making it down the fall line of a bump run without getting out of your line.’
- ‘Whether you're already dancing down bump runs or don't yet dare, Taos Ski Valley's mogul professionals offer technique and tactics for you to take on!’
- ‘Michelle Roark shreds powder and flies through bump runs at blinding speeds.’
- ‘An ash-and-titanal topsheet damped vibration nicely on high-speed blues, and the shorter length helped them jitterbug nimbly through thigh-blasting bump runs.’
- ‘Feeling this way while skiing a bump run is pure magic!’
- ‘They've got great snow and excellent bump runs.’
- ‘Last January I watched a transient snowboarder challenge a friend of mine to a head-to-head race down Montana Snowbowl's Angel Face, one of the steepest natural bump runs in the country.’
- ‘Try running the bump runs as many times as you can before the sun goes down and you are in for a world of hurt.’
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