14 terms

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blizzard
a very long, heavy snowstorm with
strong winds.
checkpoint
a place along a route, where a check or count is made
courageous
brave; fearless
experienced
having the knowledge to do a particular task
musher
the driver of a dogsled team
rugged
having a rough, uneven surface
vowed
promised
volunteer
a person who offers help without obligation to do so
whiteout
heavy clouds over snow, leading to completely white conditions that make it impossible to see
refuge
a place providing protection or shelter
burrowed
dug a hole in the ground usually made by an animal, to use as shelter.
layover
a brief stop on a trip
squinted
looked with the eyes partly closed.
remote
distant; far from towns or cities

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