snow bridge


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snow bridge

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(Mountaineering) mountaineering a mass of snow bridging a crevasse, sometimes affording a risky way across it
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Another couple of feet and I would have hit what appeared to be the bottom, but the holes in it showed it was actually a pretty fragile snow bridge.
He once told me that he held engineers in high regard, when, while traversing the ice cap during the British expedition of 1952-54, they encountered a dubious snow bridge spanning a very large crevasse, and the leader had halted the convoy of weasels.
His sledge fell through a snow bridge and sent him crashing into the walls of a crevasse before being left suspended in midair.
In 2000 he was beaten back from Kangchenjunga by huge snowfalls, then while alone on his descent back to base camp, a snow bridge collapsed and he broke his arm.
Alan was forced to abandon a bid to climb Kanchenjunga in May 2000 when a snow bridge collapsed and he fell into a crevasse, breaking his arm.
The most prominent of them was Snow Bridge (by Blushing Groom), who was awarded the 1989 Oaks on the disqualification of Aliysa and also won the Group 3 Musidora and Princess Royal Stakes.
He has also had to abandon various climbs after spearing his thigh with a bamboo pole; breaking his collarbone when a snow bridge gave way; suffering a severe bronchial infection and ingesting an intestinal bug called giardiasis, which did unspeakable things to his bowels.
He said that as he made his descent on Tuesday, he started to cross a large crevasse using a narrow snow bridge which looked solid and safe.
But to call Crossing the Snow Bridge a collection about cultural identity is to get it exactly wrong: Lim-Wilson's greatest strength is her ability to move, sympathetically and yet skeptically, between persons, nations, and historical moments.
Manufacture and supply of steel snow bridge components in the years 2016 to div.
WE'VE had some unnerving moments, A snow bridge collapsed over a crevasse I was crossing and my legs seemed to buckle underneath me.