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Old 01-29-2010, 06:08 PM
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Snow cave fun

During a 10 day “winter class” at a northern California outdoor school, one of our sessions was up on Mt. Shasta, where we built and slept in snow caves. This was a “sink or swim” event where we carried our sleeping bag and clothes in (by snowshoe) and had to make our own snow caves for the next two nights. Sorry, no photos of that trip.

Those nights were so magical I had to repeat them, and my crazy friend Rob (who had no snow cave experience at all) talked me into doing it again, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-29-2010, 11:13 PM
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Wow! That's all I can say.... I have always wanted to try something like this, but I REALLY hate b NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-30-2010, 05:26 PM
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I hate cold too, and get cold easier than most, so I kinda psyched myself into doing this outdoor sc NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-31-2010, 12:17 AM
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Very nice! A snow shelter can make a big difference in serious cold. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-31-2010, 12:22 AM
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Very cool (no pun intended). NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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That looked like a ton of fun!

How long did it take to carve out your cave? And, did NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-31-2010, 06:20 PM
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My snow cave experience has been in the context of mountaineering on a big mountain in "whiteou NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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looks like a lot of fun, nice snow cave palace! NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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