Igloo


Location: tamped-down snow
Location: tamped-down snow
Used my snowshoes to prepare a flat surface, 14 feet in diameter
First course
First course
Form used to to make blocks, angled slightly inward
Jon joins the fun
Jon joins the fun
Into the third tier, more angle. Slight misalignments need extra fill below.
Third Tier
Third Tier
Elapsed time: 2 hours, middle of third tier, awaiting sintering.
Full view at 3rd tier
Full view at 3rd tier
Note incorrect slope at right of first tier
4pm success
4pm success
remaining tiers done over 3 hours. followed instructions. Top stayed in place. Voila.
Smiling Jon
Smiling Jon
Definitely a two-man job at the end. Jon places snow while Fred holds the inner form side. Actually worked!
Cozy night
Cozy night