molle avec croûte de regel

English translation: soft snow with an icy crust

08:57 Apr 15, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Skiing
French term or phrase: molle avec croûte de regel
This is a snow condition (one that is more dangerous for skiers).
I can't find anything for regel that could fit.
Grateful for all your help,
Linebyline
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:21
English translation:soft snow with an icy crust
Explanation:
an impervious layer which could be an icy crust or could be the ground. ...
Soft slab on top of soft old snow will stabilize more rapidly than the same ...
www.eagleskiclub.org.uk/article3.htm

I know the "regel" gets lost but otherwise you have to explain that it's because the surface melt has refrozen....
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Local time: 00:21
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Thanks very much,
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soft snow with an icy crust


Explanation:
an impervious layer which could be an icy crust or could be the ground. ...
Soft slab on top of soft old snow will stabilize more rapidly than the same ...
www.eagleskiclub.org.uk/article3.htm

I know the "regel" gets lost but otherwise you have to explain that it's because the surface melt has refrozen....

CMJ_Trans (X)
Local time: 00:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 71
Grading comment
Thanks very much,

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