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Fall line (topography)

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In mountain biking and skiing, a fall line refers to the line down a mountain or hill which is most directly downhill. [1]

11 relations: Alpine skiing, Contour line, Extreme carving, Fall line, Farlow Gap, Glossary of cycling, Line of greatest slope, Mogul skiing, Single track (mountain biking), Topographic profile, Topography.

Alpine skiing

Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, is the pastime of sliding down snow-covered slopes on skis with fixed-heel bindings, unlike other types of skiing (cross-country, Telemark, or ski jumping) which use skis with free-heel bindings.

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Contour line

A contour line (also isocline, isopleth, isarithm, or equipotential curve) of a function of two variables is a curve along which the function has a constant value, so that the curve joins points of equal value.

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Extreme carving

Extreme carving or Extremecarving is a coined term describing a particular form of carving on a snowboard.

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Fall line

A fall line (or fall zone) is the geomorphologic break that demarcates the border between an upland region of relatively hard crystalline basement rock and a coastal plain of softer sedimentary rock.

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Farlow Gap

Farlow Gap is a popular trail for mountain biking and hiking, located in the western area of North Carolina.

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Glossary of cycling

This is a glossary of terms and jargon used in cycling, mountain biking, and cycle sport.

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Line of greatest slope

In topography, the line of greatest slope is a curve following the steepest slope.

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Mogul skiing

Mogul skiing is a freestyle skiing competition consisting of one timed run of free skiing on a steep, heavily moguled course, stressing technical turns, aerial maneuvers and speed.

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Single track (mountain biking)

Singletrack (or single track) describes a type of mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike.

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Topographic profile

A topographic profile or topographic cut is a representation of the relief of the terrain that is obtained by cutting transversely the lines of a topographic map.

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Topography is the study of the shape and features of the surface of the Earth and other observable astronomical objects including planets, moons, and asteroids.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_line_(topography)

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