winter

Snow in Alaska? — You’d Be Surprised

Does it snow in Alaska? Of course it does. But the reality of the snowfall amount that Alaska receives may be far different from the popular concept of snow in Alaska. Many people conceive of Alaska as a barren land where it snows constantly in massive amounts and where everyone ...

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Snow Blindness: Symptoms, Prevention, & Treatment

What Is Snow Blindness? Snow blindness is a condition where the eyes have been exposed to too much of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, it is also called photokeratitis. It is a painful condition and people who are travelling outside in snowy conditions/terrain, such as across a snowfield or in ...

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Ventrac Tractor and Snow Blower Make Snow Removal Easier

In Deep Snow? Looking for your driveway? We all know that living in an area that is hit heavy with snow can get rough. Winter can throw us the toughest weather and we must find the best way to tackle it. Trying to plow, shovel and push through the snow ...

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Things You Should Know About a Snow Blower

There is numerous safety issues related to the operation of snow blowers. In the United States the commission for safety of these products has revealed vital statistics. As per the statistics of the commission, approximately 6000 injuries related to snow blowers occur every year in the U.S. These injuries are ...

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How to Grow Snow Peas

Snow peas may have been named because in bright sunlight their light green pods look as if they might be tinged with frost. One of the oldest vegetables, the earliest recorded pea was grown in 9750 BC on the Thai-Burma border. Since snow peas are a favorite addition to Asian ...

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The Many Benefits of Taking a Snow Sauna

Have you ever heard of a snow sauna? Taking a sauna is great any time of the year. Especially if it is in a traditional Finnish sauna built out of cedar and it is heated by a wood fired sauna stove. It seems that all the stress and tensions of ...

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Truck-Mounted Snow Blowers

Truck-mounted snow blowers affix to the front of a pickup or sport utility vehicle. Drawing power from the vehicle engine, a truck-mounted snow blower can eat a path 7 feet wide and 3 feet tall, throwing the snow 40 feet in any non-backwards direction. With its 2-cylinder, 4-cycle, 27-horsepower gas ...

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