Answered By: Reference Desk Last Updated: Jan 09, 2019 Views: 20
Our SpringerLink database would be a good place to look for this information. See the link below for SpringerLink and try this search strategy: "compressive strength" and snow . You should find some useful articles.
See also the following online resources:
Snow Mechanics: Review of the State of Knowledge
Material Selection for Snowshoes
The Compression Test after 25 Years http://schulich.ucalgary.ca/asarc/files/asarc/CT_25y.pdf