Powder Hound Definition

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If you are wondering “What is the definition of Powder Hound?” you have come to the right place. On this page we will define Powder Hound as well as use it in a sentence or in context as well as outline the origins or etymology of the term Powder Hound when used in the context of skiing and snowboarding. Skiing and snowboarding is famous for having a high amount of jargon much like other similar sports (skateboarding, surfing, mountain-biking, etc.).

To look up other terms check out our dictionary of ski and snowboard jargon here. For the definition of Powder Hound, please read on.

What does Powder Hound mean in ski/snowboard slang

A powder hound is defined as someone who is extremely committed to shredding powder while on the mountain. Sharing many characteristics with loc-dawgs, these people are the ones that will wake up early to catch first chair to get those sweet fresh tracks. Once all the popular spots are tracked out, they will always know where to find the powder stashes to continue shredding fresh pow.

“Where are those powder hounds headed I’m trying to find their powder stash.”

Similar Terms: Powder stash, Loc-dawg, Steez, Park rat, First chair


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Harry Sowers

Harry grew up outside of Denver Colorado and has been skiing and snowboarding since he was 3. He is most passionate about skiing and when he was in college at UC Boulder he even participated in the olympic trials for the USA Olympic Downhill Ski team.