Only the fact that the hut was buried in the snowdrifts saved it from being carried away.
But in forests and snowdrifts the French made such slow progress that no sufficient deployment could be made until darkness put a stop to the fighting.
The migrants plowed on but when they got to within three miles of the summit they found their way blocked by five-foot snowdrifts.
The shed protects the cutting from winter snowdrifts, which can pile as high as houses.
A-line and princess silhouettes are lovely designs for most body shapes, and an extra petticoat or crinoline will add fullness and mimic the soft, graceful curves of snowdrifts.