This is what you can do if there is snow and ice and it’s hold sufficient cold. You yes, not me.
I prefer a little warmer weather. But I have to admdit that this guy did an amazing creative job.

The Ice block project.
During the intensely cold winter in Canada, one man had an awesome, but crazy, idea. He began filling up plastic tubs with water and letting them sit out overnight. Day after day he did this, until he had a pile of ice bricks sitting out on the lawn. What he did with them was the coolest thing (pun definitely intended). Read more http://www.viralnova.com/ice-block-project/