We decided that today was the day to remove the considerable weight of snow from the deck. Although we are not expecting any more snow for now, either that or some rain which would likely just add weight to the snow is not hard to imagine, so a bit of a workout was required.
The first task was to get to the deck:
Then to dig enough find the steps (well the top two steps anyway):
Then the heavy lifting started, but eventually we got the job done (we are immigrants* after all):
* Except for E5N1, as he would be quick to point out, who did more dodging the snow we were throwing and collecting icicles than actual snow moving.