Maybe it's a little early for northern hemisphere folk, but it looks like snow rolling might be easier than snow shovelling... Via: Snow Storm Survival: Shoveling Snow West Virginia Style webpage includes video clip demonstrating the technique. Consider it as an efficient technique for making distress signs in some snow conditions for aerial SAR observers. It might also be useful method for making a survival snow shelter. This method may not be practicable in deep snowdrift conditions.