trail across a snowfield

July 9, 2006 • McNeil Point Trail • Mt. Hood Wilderness, Oregon

Coordinates: 45.39879,-121.72508 (click for map)
trail across a snowfield [McNeil Point Trail, Mt. Hood Wilderness, Oregon]
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While crossing the first few feet of this snow field, I heard rushing water. I punched down hard with my trekking pole and discovered that I was walking across a tunnel through the snow that was two feet high and whose roof was only five inches thick!

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