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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Nest.

In this Badge Bit, you will shovel snow from a walk.  



Some related articles
  - How to Shovel Snow
  - Tips and Tricks for Safe Snow Shoveling
  - Snow Shoveling Techniques to Avoid Low Back Injuries









To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - shovel snow from a walk
      - at least an inch deep and 60 feet long

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide:
   - a before picture of snowy walk
   - an action shot of you shoveling snow from the walk that is obviously an inch deep
   - an after picture of the shoveled walk that is obviously 60 feet or longer
   - OR a 2-minute video of you doing this
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I didn't manage to take a self-e but I hope this will be enough as it shows the work in progress.  Also, the mailbox is several miles down the road so I focused on the areas where the car goes.

first submitted in oddball

An excessive amount of unseasonably late, wet snow



My trusty shovel.  The snow was fairly shallow when I started, but it kept on snowing.



The starter path



more snow moved. The pile on the side is getting pretty high. The snow appears to be letting up and the sun going down, so I quit for the night. this was a mistake as there was another four inches overnight.



Job done



What's really sad is we had the same again over the next few days.  Since I'm the only one at home that can do this kind of labour, and we were out of hot cocoa, it made for some interesting days.
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It snowed there!


My driveway is a bit over 50' long, and then I shoveled the sidewalk, front walk, and some of the street, too (the city here can't afford to plow very often).
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Had enough snow to deal with but not quite enough to get out the snowblower (2" of light stuff).  Shoveled the driveway which is fairly big.
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I help one of my friends with his snow removal business so I do a lot of shovelling. Today I went out solo to clear about 4-5cm of snow off of all the driveways he's got contracts for which is seven. Here are pics of one I did. All in all I think it took about 6 minutes as it was light snow and I have learned how to shovel pretty efficiently. I would say it is definitely over 60 ft long but I can measure to be sure next time I do it if the person checking this BB is unsure.

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First snow over an inch I've seen in four years... good to be home.  
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Wow! I needed snow, to shovel it for the BB ... And there it was! February 7 started with plenty of snow, fallen in the night.
First thing in the morning I did:


Made a photo of the snow in the front yard (before shoveling)


Same view, now a path is shoveled


And shoveled further down the walkway, to get my 60 feet
I wanted to do more, in the other direction, but it started snowing again ...


Seen from the other side, towards my front yard
It is difficult to see, but at some points the snow is really an inch high


Me, trying to get it all on the photo, including myself

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This commercial building in my neighborhood houses a volunteer organization which provides resources to the elderly and disabled in the area. My apartment gets shoveled and salted by the management but I saw the snow outside and I figured I could lend a hand and maybe start on this PEP while I’m at it.
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Finally, it snowed! It has been snowing here since before midnight last night. Very fine snow coming down sideways and drifting. Covered porches are covered in snow.  I did some snow shoveling.  Where the wind isn't blowing the snow, it is about 4 inches deep.

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Before shoveling walk to the hay barn.
Before shoveling walk to the hay barn.
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Before shoveling walk by garage.
Before shoveling walk by garage.
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Snow is definitely more than 1 inch deep.
Snow is definitely more than 1 inch deep.
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After shoveling 68 ft of walk to hay barn.
After shoveling 68 ft of walk to hay barn.
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After shoveling 36 ft of walk by garage.
After shoveling 36 ft of walk by garage.
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