scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Quinzee Construction
Murphy Peter (MurphyP@TCE.COM
Tue Mar 21 2000 - 09:37:38 CST
I don't consider myself an expert, but I have built a few
quinzees. I was taught to pile the loose snow about 6 to 8
feet high and then let it settle under its own weight.
After a couple of hours you can hollow it out and stand on
top of the finished dome. I've also seen videos where you
pack the snow as you pile it up. My experience is this is
definition: expert - someone who live more than 50 miles away.