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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.