You got me thinking about how it used to be. Here are surviving photos from the 20th century–
I used to live where lots of snow fell, from Halloween to Mother’s Day.
We did a lot of XC skiing before mtn bikes were a thing. We just went out the driveway, turned left, and…
All that snow covered a lot of understory. What looked like this in the winter:
… looked like this in the summer–
So I cleaned it up *just a bit*.
… and swapped pedals for skis.