[QUOTE=atomic619jd;2705723 Thinking I have a Subaru and can go anywhere with my AWD.[/QUOTE]
AWD will NOT let you stop any faster or turn any faster.
Summer tires are a horrible idea for snow.. just.. horrible.
and ya.. that ABS system in our cars is quite the odd sounding device.. personally i find it increases stopping time a lot compared to keeping the breaks just under the point where it kicks in.