Definition of ski tow in US English:

ski tow


  • 1A type of ski lift, with a moving rope or with bars suspended from a moving overhead cable.

    • ‘In the 1920s it had ten working hotels and by 1936 it had a ski school, a ski tow and a tourist office.’
    • ‘The lottery grant also funded two ski tows, car parking facilities and floodlighting.’
    • ‘Freed from the confines of ski tows and pistes, they travel to where snow cover is deepest and the hills most deserted.’
  • 2A tow rope for waterskiers.


ski tow

/ˈskē ˌtō//ˈski ˌtoʊ/