And You Thought You Got Lots of Snow? Think Again!

After the Mid-Atlantic’s ‘Big Dig’ week following back-to-back record-breaking snowstorms, you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve seen the worse that Winter could throw at you. Here’s some pictures to prove otherwise.

[From DarkRoastedBlend.com]

Snowed under in the most epic way (somewhere in Switzerland):


(original unknown)

Huge vintage snow fall (would like to get some info):

Norilsk, Russia, The World Capital of Snow

Vicious winter blizzards in Norislk, Siberia, bring an inordinate – even obscene – amount of snow…
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There is a car here, somewhere –





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Norilsk climate is impressive not only in winter – here is a brooding storm over the city, spring 2009:


(image credit: Alexander Grishin)

Norilsk citizen’s pasttime (and a popular extreme sport) – they call it “Buildering”:

Snow being cleared from the Trans-Labrador Highway in northeastern Canada:


Similar “snow walled-in” road situation, this time in Japan:


(images credit: SnowJapan)

SnowMageddon… or SnowPocalypse? These pictures are from Italy:



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To dig (this car out), or not to dig?

Most of the time the answer is: yes, you’ll have to dig…

“Buses are encrusted in ice and snow in the Omaha, Nebraska suburb of Elkhorn, where a fire was being put out” –


(photo by AP Photo/Nati Harnik – via)

Archeological strata – cultural remains and natural sediments, buried over time…

Digging out a BMW E-series car in Canada:




(original unknown)

The climate inside sometimes is not much better:

Some drivers fight back and make in their garage something entirely different:



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Bizarre and Terror-inducing Icicles

Here is an impressive ice formation – Hard Rime Ice, most often seen atop mountains in winter –


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Might as well head out and frolic in the snow:


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But if you want to catch a ski lift, you might be out of luck:


(somewhere in Europe, image via)

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2 thoughts on “And You Thought You Got Lots of Snow? Think Again!

  1. thanks, clyde, i forgot to add that info to the posting. [it was found by one of the commenters on darkroastedblend, where i got this]- the picture clyde is referring to is the second one, with the buried telephone poles.

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