Vail_Colorado_6.jpg
 

SKI AREAS

Determining ways to improve and grow the sport we love drives us to find innovative, sustainable solutions for ski areas. Utilizing digital terrain mapping of the existing or proposed ski area, we apply in-depth criteria and personal knowledge to define operationally sound solutions that are cost-effective, user-friendly and constructible. Our plans provide a thoughtfully phased direction on how best to capitalize on opportunities in a well balanced fashion to ensure the resort is meeting the desires and expectations of the skier marketplace – ultimately leaving the guests satisfied and committed to returning to the resort.

CORE SERVICES

  • Ski Area Master Plans
  • Lift System Selection and Design 
  • Trail Planning, Design, and Field Layout
  • Site Assessment and Feasibility Studies
  • Lift, Trail, Terrain and Resort Comfortable Carrying Capacity (CCC) Analysis
  • Skiers at One Time (SAOT) Analysis
  • Beginner Training Area Design
  • Terrain Park Planning and Design
  • Ski Services Facility Design and Programming
  • Resort Village Design and Programming
  • Ski in / Ski out Residential Site Planning
  • Non-Skiing Activity Design
  • Detailed Site and Grading Plans
  • Forest Service Coordination and Master Planning
  • Snowmaking Coverage and Water Use Assessment
  • Financial Feasibility and Economic Planning

PROJECT EXAMPLES

VAIL, COLORADO

VAIL, COLORADO

TELLURIDE, COLORADO

TELLURIDE, COLORADO

HOCHJOCH-SCHRUNS, AUSTRIA

HOCHJOCH-SCHRUNS, AUSTRIA

HEAVENLY, CALIFORNIA

HEAVENLY, CALIFORNIA

CS IRWIN SNOWCATS, COLORADO

CS IRWIN SNOWCATS, COLORADO

BLUE SKY BASIN @ VAIL, COLORADO

BLUE SKY BASIN @ VAIL, COLORADO

HOME // EXPERTISE // SKI AREAS