The weather is forecast to improve drastically over the next 4 to 5 days, with temperatures coming back up to the +10C range in the daytime and down to about freezing at night. With the sun high in the sky, the white stuff should disappear in a hurry, I hope.
If you take the shoes off and step off the trail you sink about 3 feet. Without the shoes, it would be very tough going.
It looks like the mouse from Drunken Mouse either sobered up, or has become more focused. He was certainly having no trouble keeping up on top.
This has seemed to be a very long winter, with snow coming early and staying late. Plus we have had a lot of it this year.