From Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon, Southwesterners are giving it their best.
Earlier this year, when the South got socked by an unusually heavy winter storm, this site had a bit of fun exploring the region’s pitiful attempts at building snowmen. Whether from lack of experience, or paucity of good-quality snow, Southerners invariably wound up creating monstrosities like this:
Well, with a cold-weather system dropping plentiful powder as far south as Flagstaff—in fact, the city broke its historic accumulation record for November 4 with at least 8 inches—it’s time to ask the question: Can Arizonans make a snowman that won’t provoke uncontrollable guffaws?
Yes! Perhaps because the state isn’t a stranger to annual snow, locals have evinced a professionalism toward fabricating frozen golems similar to residents of Vermont and Alaska. These two chaps are almost textbook quality, for instance:
And this one’s pretty good, albeit a little dirty:
Even a case of trench mouth can’t remove this frosty friend’s charm:
Another laudable effort, though suffering from pinkeye:
❄️ young jeezy the snowman ❄️ pic.twitter.com/iX05pmAcG8— brittany (@brittanyforks) November 4, 2015
With its pine-needle whiskers, this thing might actually be a snowbunny:
Credit the minimal appearance here to the maker’s “first ever Snowman!!!”:
Blues Brothers meets hydrocephalus with this bulgy individual:
The Grand Canyon endured blizzard conditions yesterday, allowing the construction of mini-yetis like this dude and the one at the top of this post: