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Now, however, with the glaciers receding from its lower slopes and the ice and snow melting from the higher walls, the mountain is far rockier, and the bergschrunds have melted back into huge ice roofs.Two Climbers Just Completed One of the Hardest Alpine Ascents of the Year|POM Administrator|August 5, 2022|Outside Online
On reaching a bergschrund we found above its upper lip hard ice, which continued no doubt to the ridge.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
To climb down and slip meant a furious plunge like the other, and if there was not a bergschrund, he might hit a rock.Northwest!|Harold Bindloss
Happily the bergschrund was choked with snow, and we escaped with an involuntary slide.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen
About 800 feet below the spot where their fall commenced was a small Bergschrund, or crack across the ice.
We were now sufficiently near to the bergschrund to be able to form some idea of its nature and difficulty.