Compare this picture of the house with the one below from the fall.
Here I am shovelling out of 2 feet of new snow on top of the 2 we already had. You will note that I have three necessities of mountain living with me - Insulated Carhart's, a solid metal shovel, and quality microbrew.
Throw some shrimp on the Barbie!
This is a shot of the morning sun on the ridge behind the house seen from the bottom of the 'hood.