Snow Shelter Illustrated Guide, How to Build an Igloo, Must Have Book

Experts said that snowstorm that just visited us on the East Coast produced snow too powdery for snowballs or snowmen.

I guess it qualifies as too flaky for igloos too.

I will have to peruse How to Build and Igloo 'and other snow shelters' (W.W. Norton, 2007) to find out once I get my hands on a copy.

"In this instructive, whimsical, illustrated manual, Norbert E. Yankielun, a seasoned cold-regions explorer and researcher, takes readers step-by-step through the process of constructing and inhabiting a range of useful snow structures—from the most basic to the more complex. Whether you’re a veteran backcountry skier or a backyard builder, this is one book you won’t want to be without." (illustrations by Amelia Bauer)


No need for yeti woman a la Robert Crumb.

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