Climber crossing a snow bridge on Hotlum glacier

<<< Previous Image     Next Image >>>

Crevasses are often covered with bridges of snow. The possibility of a snow bridge collapsing is why teams of climbers travel roped up on a glacier. This bridge is not collapsing anytime soon, but it give you a sense of the caverns that exist underfoot while travelling on the Htolum Glacier on Mount Shasta.

Crevasses are often covered with bridges of snow. The possibility of a snow bridge collapsing is why teams of climbers travel roped up on a glacier. This bridge is not collapsing anytime soon, but it give you a sense of the caverns that exist underfoot while travelling on the Htolum Glacier on Mount Shasta.