glare ice

glare ice

[′gler ‚īs]
(hydrology)
Ice with a smooth, shiny surface.
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Late in the season, the snow may be gone, leaving glare ice.
Snowkiting is really a fortuitous marriage of skiing (and snowboarding) and sailing, uniting wind with snow and ice in glittering harmony, on surfaces of glare ice or pillowy powder, on lakes, ponds, fields and mountains in settings that span the gamut of the New England landscape.
Slick glare ice, deep snow drifts, snowless tundra and hurricane-force winds ate among the path's many perils.
s Blackcomb Mountain, caught some glare ice and plunged 900 feet off a cliff.
With full traction at each axle, the maximum torque each can achieve is 50%, though this can shift within 100 milliseconds to 100% at one axle if its opposite is on an extremely slippery surface, like glare ice.
Despite the glare ice, we stopped with 500 feet of runway remaining; you gotta love reverse thrust
They left their snowshoes and crawled up the glare ice on all fours, making hand and foot holds by breaking through the ice.
Taking up the rear, deicers apply a chemical to keep the moisture on the runways from turning into glare ice.
Seattle's morning rush-hour traffic moved at full speed on roads that finally were merely wet, not covered with glare ice and foot-deep snow.
The action is as slick as glare ice, and the rifle comes up to the shoulder in a smooth, natural motion.