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how high do you stack snow

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by IPLOWSNO, Dec 20, 2008.


    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    what height are you guys plowing snow to? and do you have pics?
  2. Humvee27

    Humvee27 Senior Member
    Messages: 361

    I build a ramp with the snow, pushing the snow as far as I can....usually wind up with the snow around 8 to 10 feet, depending on if the snow can freeze enough for me to run on it with the atv.....I had pics but lost them when my computer went south...sorry. I'll try to find some on here, I thought I posted some.

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    yea thats what i do ,so i can get rid of snow. mine are atleast 6 ' but i knocked them down. i almost flipped it as the wheelr found a soft spot and started to go lol. independent suspension lol
    and its snowin again, now that i mdae my quad more comfortable i plow more area lol
  4. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    I make them as high as I can go. I use to remove the banks at my house when I had mmy kubota. but I no longer have that and now I have a much bigger tractor so I wont be moving banks anymore lol.
  5. born2farm

    born2farm 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,310

    It all depends on where I am stacking the snow. Since most of my drives are in town and I have to stack at the end of the driveway I only stack about 3ft high so you can see to back out of the drive.
  6. bigdoug

    bigdoug Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 70

    I was at 5 feet a few weeks ago. But this thaw/melt/freeze is making it hard to keep the ramp.

    It's like hitting a brick on the next day if the sun was out.

    I bet if the snow was right you could go to 10'

  7. res12cue

    res12cue Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Piled it at the end of the driveway, only the first real plowable event of the season. Once we get more then I'll have to figure something out.

  8. Groganeer

    Groganeer Junior Member
    from Idaho
    Messages: 8

    Piling On

    Last year I got my primary pile to right about 12'. It was the first year I really tried to see how high I could build it. Had a beer bet with a couple buddies. I ended up with 2-30 packs of free beer :)

    This year I was on track to possibly beat my 2008 pile. We got over 6' of snow from the middle of December to the middle of January. Then it warmed up. Here's where I stood before the melt off started.


    Because we are so exposed to the wind I pile as much as I can to the windward side of the driveway. Works pretty good at keeping the drifting down.

    As a comparison, last year I could step off the snowpile in front of the shop right onto the roof. The eaves are at 12'.
  9. CityGuy

    CityGuy PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 17,220

    We go as high as the dozer will push and the amount of snow we get.
  10. leroycool

    leroycool Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    i go as high as i need :) i am at 6 feet now with some of them

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    im way over that now and i got two piles goin lol

    im jumped my sled off it and i got a nose blled i was so high but because we have so much snow it was as soft as a pillow landing lol and i dont use a dozer haha
  12. Craaaig

    Craaaig Senior Member
    Messages: 156

    those piles are amazing for an atv
  13. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,143

    I wish we would get enough snow to even plow let alone stack. :(

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    youd think i was an equipmwnt operator lol im higher than the town plow, i had one next to the road and my neighbor didnt like it, he knocked it down with his tractor, lookin down at cars is always fun lol.

    you have to be careful with irs because when you get to the top if you go to far the front wheel drops which makes the backend want to flip over, ive been close to goin ass over tea kettle lol
  15. Groganeer

    Groganeer Junior Member
    from Idaho
    Messages: 8

    2008's Primary Pile

    This is the only pic I can find of last years primary pile this was taken in early Febuary, by the time I finished plowing in march it was even with the eave of the shop.

  16. pby98

    pby98 Member
    Messages: 86

    i feel your pain.lol

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    gro ganeer your gettin close lol,

    if you guys lived here, trust me youd be bitchin lol, we've been gettin hit everyday or other with these crappy little 6'', and were suspose to get some storm, i stopped watchin the news lol, its depressing me haha
  18. sublime68charge

    sublime68charge PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,090

    some of your snow piles are just sick.

    they are some pretty impressive Piles that you have done.

    Pile em HIGH,

    sublime out.

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    thanks sublime, im waiting for some more powder to cushion my landing on my sled lol, i cant make it to the top anymore as its nearly vertical, and the plow only goes so far up lol, you come to a sudden stop when that happens lol, its been snowin 6'' a day for awhile and im gettin sick of it lol.