A small sled run was created in this Shuswap resident’s yard. (Sarah Chamings)

A small sled run was created in this Shuswap resident’s yard. (Sarah Chamings)

In photos: What to do with all that snow? Shuswap residents share fun, creative uses

Snow forts to sled runs included

While the Shuswap has seen damage dealt by recent deposits of snow, some residents have found ways to enjoy the lingering precipitation. Some of those residents shared photos of their creative uses for the snow with the Observer; here are a few of those images.

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Sled runs proved to be great fun for children and adults alike. (Tammy-Lynn Post)

Sled runs proved to be great fun for children and adults alike. (Tammy-Lynn Post)

A boy proudly shows off his ice fortress. (Morgan Dorman)

A boy proudly shows off his ice fortress. (Morgan Dorman)

A picnic table served as the perfect structure for a snow fort to be built around. (Brittany Lee)

A picnic table served as the perfect structure for a snow fort to be built around. (Brittany Lee)

“My dog has made a tunnel under our bamboo to get around the backyard,” said Ellen Bone about her pet’s tunnelling endeavours. (Ellen Strachan Bone)

“My dog has made a tunnel under our bamboo to get around the backyard,” said Ellen Bone about her pet’s tunnelling endeavours. (Ellen Strachan Bone)

A child happily hides in their igloo. (Sarah Chamings)

A child happily hides in their igloo. (Sarah Chamings)

An igloo glows in the yard of a Shuswap resident. (Blake Floto)

An igloo glows in the yard of a Shuswap resident. (Blake Floto)