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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    I have never seen this before --- look how they are all huddled together ....

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Not as cold though.

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    I can't find them just now but we've had two similar huddles on Sooty (about 18 mnths ago) and one on Two Pillars about a year ago.

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    Difficult to say for sure but presumably using that small rock bluff as a wind shadow. The length of wind shadow is about 5 times the height

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    of the obstruction. 😃

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    The wind seems to be going from the top left to the right bottom.

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    I agree yshish. I guess it is possible that there is another 'bluff' just off to the left. Hunkering down out of the wind sounds nice 😃

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