Ah the pleasure of snow! It allows you to ski, sledge, snowboard, snowmobile, make snowballs and so much else. It’s not always benign, though. A snow avalanche can bury everything under it, including humans. That said, the advent of winter is welcomed by owners of ski resorts the world over, because in addition to bringing so much joy for – let’s be honest – mostly the well-heeled, it’s also big business.