A skier or snowboarder who sucks and is usually spotted wearing clothing from 1983, but other clothing styles for them do exist. A dead giveaway of a gaper is when their pants are tucked into their boots and the famous "Gaper Gap" (a gap between the helmet/hat and the goggles). Gapers sometimes temporarily inhabit the entrance to a terrain park. They will sit on their ass for a good 5-10 minutes talking about what they are going to do of a that "jump" or "rail" while everyone behind them goes before them and they stare at them with their mouth gaped open. Once they finally decide to leave their home at the entrance of the terrain park, the gaper will eventually decide to either roll over the jump and mess up all the lips, or they will try and actually hit the jump. If this occurs, they generally end up coming up half way short of the landing on their ass and yardsale, while the person behind them runs them over and/or yells at them. Gapers may also make turns or snowplow down green runs and sometime try to act cool by crouching and sticking their ski poles in the air but are totally oblivioius to the fact that they look even more stupid than they previously were. Gapers often find themselves on the top of a black diamond run because they are dumbasses and can't read a map. When they approach the run, they may either turn around, stare at it, sit down on the top of it, or just simply walk down the side of it. Gapers often have trouble getting on and off lifts and the lift operator gets really frustrated with them because he is required to stop the lift. A fun game to play while skiing or riding behind a gaper is called "Follow the Gaper". The game is played by following the gaper's path and looking as bad as they are. The game will usually last until they identify your presence, however it is possible to extend the game even past this point.
That gaper just stopped the lift when he got on and off of it!

That gaper's Salomon Symbio rear-entry ski boots are so sick!
by Scabby Anderson January 18, 2009
A person ussually a horable skier that wears jeans and is a Texan at a ski area usually Monarach (Colorado) that has a gap between their goggles and there hat that show skin.
Dude! I totally just cut off that gaper
by wowowwubbawabba July 17, 2009
a tourist from the bay area, often identified by the fannypack he/she is wearing or the idiotic questions they ask such as "wheres the bridge across the lake?" or "where do the locals hang out?"
we will have to leave our house an hour early because of all the gapers in town.
by kalti October 28, 2008
Crazy tourist skier/snowborders. Gaper are named for the gap between the helmet/hat and goggles. Also because they are gay, in the loser way not the homosexual way. They usually think they are the shit, although it is not true. At all. They are usually found it Colorado, Summit County to be exact. They try to do DBs or rock the park, but they fail.

They also PISS THE HELL out of locals.
That gaper just tried to do a rail and ate shit!

Fuck I hate stupid gapers. They are such lame-os.
by Go Home Gapers!! October 22, 2008
tourist; referring to the gap in between goggles and hat most frequently seen on Southern Californians and people from Jersey who recreate in the mountains; usually accompanied by a Starter jacket
"Hey gaper, get in your Hummer and drive your ass back to Bayonne!"
by re-donkulous October 10, 2006
in context away from the slope a gaper is someone who tries extremely hard to be popular but does this all in vein because they are too clueless. Commonly found in high school settings
a gaper can be commonly identified by being outside a circle of people trying to look in or listen into a convo. They commonly buy north face backpacks because they think its cool or they wear uggs and jeans like oh every girl. and guy who is a gaper will strut slow down the hall trying to look cool and there backpakc is overly stuffed with crap. ex: conner plasse
by Gryphin December 12, 2007
person who gazes stupidly or in openmouthed surprise or wonder. i.e. idiot
Traffic was backed up because of all the gapers trying to view the accident.
by lvkris November 24, 2004
a fucking fag that knows nothing about skiing and cant ski at all and are total posers that wear all the top brands and go in the park and cut everyone off and fall of the handle tow. Gapers usually take it in the ass everynight and stand on the landing of the jump pissing everyone off or rolls over the jumps and attempts to hit rails but falls and doesnt know how to put their skis back on....Fucking Gapers
Me-Get off the jump
Gaper-How?
Me-get the fuck off the jump!
Gaper-i dont know how kus i like men
by Screaminsemengaper March 23, 2009

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