From roaring avalanches to rock falls and rotten ice, Sher had already imagined a dozen ways to die on Nanga Parbat.
Little on little the horses pull up, and stop at last not a hunder' feet from the great crack and the rotten ice.
You might as well climb an eighty-degree, fifty-foot wall of rotten ice.
They could hear him sputter and see him splash helpless in the pool of dark water and broken bits of rotten ice.
Beneath our feet it swayed and leaped like rotten ice on the magic Serpentine.
Gone through the rotten ice of Lake LeBarge with six female members of the opera troupe he was convoying.
Jean halted when they stood upon the rotten ice of the creek.
Sir John Leslie, for example, states that ice at 32 is friable; and every skater knows how rotten ice becomes before it thaws.
It's like skating on rotten ice so fast that it never breaks.
Blair had reached the river and, despite its rotten ice, had tried to cross.