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From Bomber Hut, a hiker can head up Penny Royal Glacier, a hanging alpine glacier, and up a scree slope to the 5,715-foot Backdoor Gap between prominent spires of the Talkeetna Mountains.
But without an established path, those intrepid enough to try would often get lost or return in tatters, having battled with scree and brush for miles.
The scree would provide excellent, sharp drainage, but in their wild native conditions, frequent natural moisture and high humidity provide needed water.
Imagine East Coast ice on top of Rocky Mountain scree fields.
One installation, made from piles of rubble and scree beguiles the clientele but confounds the cleaners.
Escaping the domehab meant venturing outside in a full space suit and contending with miles of crumbly, sharp volcanic scree.
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: an area of loose stones on the side of a mountain
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