scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Re: Snow cave deaths
John Wm. Unger (junger@ALPHA1.NET
Tue Mar 21 2000 - 09:30:48 CST
Well, _yall_ may see them next to parking lots. For us where I live a
"big pile of snow" is 2-3" deep - and shuts down all vehicular traffic until
For my information, isn't a quinzee supposed to be built in packed snow?
Is the snow from a snow-plow really "packed"? I have never been in snow
deep enough to build a quinzee in - excepting the occasional trip to
Colorado, in July. I try to read up on the theory, but really need the
input of yall who really have experience with the stuff. In my 48 years of
experience here, I can count the number of times it has snowed on one hand,
and have spare digits.
Advisor, Crew 99
Chaplain, Troop 114