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  • The smell of sulphur assaults the senses long before you turn into the natural amphitheatre where the Bains de Saint Thomas nestle into the snowclad foothills…

    Skiwatch: Best slopes are above 2,000m in Méribel

  • There lay Mount Ole Engelstad, snowclad and cold, as we saw it the first time.

    The South Pole~ The Return to Framheim

  • Its purple distances melted at last into the bluish slopes of the further hills — hills it might be of a greener kind — and above them invisibly supported, and seeming indeed to hang in the blue, were the snowclad summits of mountains that grew larger and bolder to the north-westward as the sides of the valley drew together.

    Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells

  • As he sank down among them the clouds ceased to seem the snowclad mountain-slopes they had resembled heretofore, became unsubstantial, confessed an immense silent drift and eddy in their substance.

    The War in the Air

  • Similarly does the sun keep appearing and disappearing as though he were pursuing the fugitive earth, and ever and anon halting through weariness before his decline into the dark, shadowy vista where the snowclad peaks of the western mountains are rearing their heads, and fast-reddening clouds are reminding one of the surface of a ploughed field.

    Through Russia

  • The backdrop of the snowclad Rockies was breathtaking and the air was so clean, it smelt of bright sunshine and clear wind.

    Wagers of Sin

  • It was decorated with a row of white triangles at eye level, like snowclad mountain peaks upside down.


  • Here the first need is for the control for flood protection of the waters which come down in sudden spate from the glaciers and snowclad slopes of the Rockies under the effect of the strengthening sun of spring and early summer.

    Boundary Waters Between Canada and the United States

  • River and so came to the Adriatic, dragging their ship over the snowclad

    A Book of Discovery The History of the World's Exploration, From the Earliest Times to the Finding of the South Pole

  • And where, in sublimer grandeur, snowclad, upreared against the nearer sun, are seen the towering Andes; to the poet's eye, the Cordillera lies no huge backbone of earth; but lives, a Rhoetus or Enceladus of the

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847


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