Well, I cranked up the power shovel on the deck this afternoon.
Worked better than I thought it would. Did have a little challenge with it throwing the snow straight, and hitting the bump out of the house. So I grabbed the 1800 and all was good (I keep them both on the deck). For the real challenge, the steps, did not know what to expect there, overall I will give it a 4 on a 1-10 scale.
If I work with it a few times and try a different approach, it would top out at 7-8. I hope.
2014 Ariens Deluxe 30 #921032 w/Armor skids, LED's, Hand warmers.
2015 Ariens Path Pro SS-21 # 938033
2010 Toro 1800 Power curve (electric, for the deck)
2009 Toro Power Shovel (electric, for deck steps)