powder monkey

powder monkey
a) An explosives expert. A person who sets explosives.

Snowbird has been amending its reputation as a destination primarily for the steep-and-deep skiers and powder monkeys. Off the Baby Thunder lift in 1995, the resort has a largely protected area that has gentle slopes great for less experienced skiers.

b) The persons employed to carry gun powder from the ships magazine to the gun deck during a battle; in the 18th century Royal British and U. S. Navies, this task (also carrying water) during battles became a permanent nickname for the ships cabin boys and apprentice seamen.

Hows about this then me little powder monkeys... A chance to WIN A SNOWBOARD OF YOUR CHOICE up to the value of £350.

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