scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Re: Snow cave deaths
Cliff Cray (deacon1@MEDIAONE.NET
Tue Mar 21 2000 - 16:00:43 CST
"John Wm. Unger" wrote:
> 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
> it melts.
> For my information, isn't a quinzee supposed to be built in packed snow?
> Is the snow from a snow-plow really "packed"?
Some years when we have not had enough snow the boys have cut into snow plow
piles and had a good shelter. One thing we do is to leave colored sleds outside
so everyone knows there are people in the area. Of course if we are at camp the
ranger knows where the Scouts are sleeping.
H. Clifton "Cliff" Cray
Former Scoutmaster, Troop 136, 97 Jambo Troop 527
Former District Commissioner. Activities Chairman, Historic district
Daniel Webster Council, NH. "A good Ole Bear," NE-I-150
"A good Ole Staffer" NE-I-168,NE-I-184, NE-I-194
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