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At over 8000′ in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, the snow lingers well into summer.  This image in early July depicts the remains of a wind slab on an easterly-facing aspect.  This is hard dense wind-packed snow transported over the ridge and deposited by prevailing westerly winds through the winter will last well into July.

Lingering Snow on Paradise Ridge

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