He maneuvered it into a deep snowdrift , where its power proved useless.
There were a couple of minor incidents such as when I accidentally took a step into a snowdrift and found myself waist-deep in snow, and later when I was trying to climb down a bank I slipped and fell quite heavily onto my back.
Later in his career Freeman hit the national headlines by helping to drag the Whitby lifeboat six miles overland through deep snowdrifts in answer to a plea for help from the Robin Hoods Bay station.
Local authorities often work in conjunction with the emergency services, by helping to clear snowdrifts and putting salt onto roads to help keep them free from ice.
The majority of the lairs found during this period were in the deeper snowdrifts of the Cyrus Field Bay area.
I know from experience that avalanches occur swiftly and cruelly, and our relief when the ground eventually levelled out soon dissipated in a struggle through waist deep snowdrifts .
Anyway, upon arriving at Leuchars station in the middle of the evening, all us disembarking passengers found ourselves unable to leave, because of a blizzard and eight foot snowdrifts .
A 5km stretch of road to the Shipka Peak in Stara Planina was made impassable Monday night by trees felled by the wind and snowdrifts , but reopened to traffic Tuesday afternoon.
Now she'd have to wallow through the snowdrifts and get it done before the boys woke up and started to holler and wail about how cold it was in the cabin.
Snow cover in northeastern Bulgaria reached 80 cm with snowdrifts as high as two metres.