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- n. A shelter made by hollowing out a pile of snow.
Bidding goodnight to Francine, John and I set off in the dark to find both quinzhee and tent.
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I awake feeling physically wrecked but pleased to see that our quinzhee still stands.
John is all for sleeping in the quinzhee, but having seen how thin Regent's sleeping bags are, I exert what is left of my parental authority and take up our host's suggestion that we use a nearby tent which he has equipped with a log-burning stove.