Climbing a ridge on a snow crust is no child's play, as Walter soon found out.
This time it held better, and at last the head o' the axe broke through the snow crust an' then it was easy t' pull it up to me.
And by the time he had crawled one hundred feet over the snow crust, the whole structure was in flames.
By looking closely, he was able to see four sharply-cut paths in the snow crust.
The pods of the locust tree fall on the frozen ground or snow crust and are blown long distances from their source.
Cutting a pole, Addison then belabored the snow crust about the hole with resounding whacks—still with no result.
It went on, with varying success, till 'the moon of the snow crust,' as the Ojibbeways poetically style March.
At the same instant she heard the snow crust break, as if an animal were approaching through the thicket of young firs.
But even when out on the snow crust the creature lay as inert as a dead bear.
In the morning James set out early, but the deer heard his feet breaking through the snow crust.