This is due chiefly to wind, snowslides, and heavy snowfall.
Snowslides moved on hundreds of steeply pitched slopes, and fed sudden rivulets into freshet roarings.
During his second winter of service Bradford slept away out in the Rockies, studying the snowslides and drifts.
Snowslides, washouts, bowlders, forest-fires—and yet the richest quartz mines in the world lie behind it.
In the spring when the snowslides did come, the Ground-hogs threw out all their green herbs, and their roots from their burrows.
We had scaled Dawson with the aid of ropes, since snowslides covered the trail, and crossed the Cut Bank in a hailstorm.
It was a dangerous trip to the rescue, for snowslides were booming on every southern hillside.
Raging floods, snowslides, and rocks that rolled down the mountain side and smashed the track never daunted them.
He was exposed to the peril of storms, snowslides, wild animals and hostile Indians.
Why, said Hugh, those are snowslides coming down from the mountains here and there.