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traverse in Other sports topic

traversetrav‧erse2 /ˈtrævɜːs $ -vɜːrs/ noun [countable]  technicalDSO a sideways movement across a very steep slope in mountain-climbing
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traverseThe refuge was crowded with skiers following the Haute Route - the high level alpine traverse.Step down and make a delicate traverse left to move up into a recess and small ledge.A beautifully clean, steep layback leads to an exciting but easy traverse and a nasty pull into a frustratingly smooth scoop.