- mountaineering a mass of snow bridging a crevasse, sometimes affording a risky way across it
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Examples from the Web for snow bridge
I have seen the snow-bridge and the stones, and the nicks which the dwarf cut in the ice.The People Of The Mist
H. Rider Haggard
Suddenly Schnitzler, who must have stepped on a snow-bridge, and Herr Nasse dropped without a sound into the chasm.True Tales of Mountain Adventures
Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
Along one after another of these I dragged the sledge until a spot was reached where the snow-bridge looked to be firm.
One snow-bridge, ten feet wide, fell in as the meter following the twelve-foot sledge was going over behind it.
If they had met with a rift which they could not pass, they intended to have made a snow-bridge over it, rather than return.Curiosities of Olden Times