He had broken through the melting snow crust
, and wallowed, while the snowshoe rabbits had skimmed along on top lightly as ever.
, crispy leaves, and dry branches all have conspired against me on various occasions.
Better news is that Cheltenham's frost covers have kept the ground raceable, albeit with a sizeable snow crust
And as I was saying it, the snow crust
beneath my feet crumbled, and I was falling into another crevasse which had been hidden without a trace a few seconds before.