A skier or snowboarder who is not accustomed to the local scene - usually a tourist. They walk around with their mouths all agape, oogling and awe-ing the awesomeness that is "mountain life". They try to ski or ride and can most often be found flailing in beginner areas, going too fast in beginner areas, standing around in the way of everyone else, or trying to really be cool. They are usually most easily recognized by thier blue jeans and ski jackets wide open and usually carry their skiis across their shoulder strait out, parallel to the ground, instead of up and down. They have also been known to do "the helicopter" - making abrupt u-turns while carrying skis as described above. This move usually causes chaos and head injuries to other people in near vacinty.
Dude 1: What happened to your head?

Dude 2: Some stupid Gaper helicoptered his skiis right into my skull when he couldn't figure out how to put a lift ticket on his blue jeans
by exTex March 31, 2010
a skiing/snowboarding term an acrostic


that ladies and gentlemen is a gaper
this gaper just cut me off

your such a gaper if you think you can do a double black diamond
by hummerajr2 January 18, 2010
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
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
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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