Definition of sitzmark in English:

sitzmark

noun

  • An impression made in the snow by a skier falling backward.

    • ‘Thousands left their sitzmarks on the deep powder slopes of California's Sierras and Washington's Cascade range.’
    • ‘Fill in and level sitzmarks or other depressions so as not to create a hazard for others.’
    • ‘I skidded over some large rocks near the top, putting some nasty nicks in my edges and generating a string of ugly sitzmarks.’

Origin

1930s: from German sitzen to sit + mark.

Pronunciation:

sitzmark

/ˈsitsˌmärk/