hardpack

hardpack

(ˈhɑːdˌpæk)
n
1. (Physical Geography)
a. a covering of snow that has been compressed and closely packed together
b. (as modifier): hardpack snow.
2. (Physical Geography) (as modifier): hardpack snow.
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Snow was solid hardpack, with fine groomed corduroy early on and little, if any, ice to be negotiated, even later in the day, though it helped to come equipped with sharp edges, as I always try to.
Project also includes clearance of an area to the north of the wall (see associated site drawings) and installation of a hardpack surface to allow for handball.
The banks of rural Lake Roosevelt were exposed for a half mile due to low water, and we would just drive my fancy new truck right down to the edge across the dry, sun-burned hardpack shoreline for some fishing and plinking, taking a break from turkey camp.
In traditional CX events, conditions under tire include asphalt, hardpack, grass, mud, and sand.
slush, sleet, dusting, flurry, blizzard, avalanche, hardpack, and powder.
The company will market both novelty and hardpack products in Taiwan.
Hickingbotham says sales of hardpack products made by TCBY's Dallas Americana Foods plant - which covers 216,000 SF after an $8 million expansion in 1995 - to grocery chains were pinpointed.
A black T-shirt, Marlboro hardpack rolled in the shoulder.
Carlton 100s in the hardpack are rated at 1 mg of tar and .
2) The Yeti SL adds an aggressive crampon to the standard design, providing increased traction and stability when snowshoeing on ice and hardpack.
Early-season conditions were pretty good considering recent rains, with mostly consistent hardpack on about half the mountain that was open.