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<br /> INTERNATIONAL<br /> NOVEMBER 2013<br /> TECHNOLOGY<br /> Bernhard Russi<br /> Chris Cushing<br /> Pascal Roux<br /> VISIONS<br /> The world’s most respected ski area experts gaze into<br /> the future of the mountain resort industry<br /> the future of the mountain resort industry<br /> Beat von Allmen<br /> Roger McCarthy<br /> Paul Mathews<br /> Roland Zegg<br /> Beginners' luck Essential selection Power of six<br /> The best converters in Innovations to enhance the Behind the scenes of<br /> the business share their guest experience, improve resort Breckenridge’s 543-acre<br /> trade secrets operations and increase revenue Peak 6 expansion<br /> BIG SPENDERS: HOW AUSTRIA'S SKI AREAS ALWAYS COME OUT ON TOP<br /> HOW AUSTRIA'S SKI AREAS ALWAYS COME OUT ON TOP<br /> 600 SCR<br /> 06588-2013/0<a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=1"> INTERNATIONAL NOVEMBER 2013 TECHNOLOGY Bernhard </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=2"> 600 SCR 06588-2013/01 sons. 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November 2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=28"> mountain resorts 2050 BERNHARD RUSSI FORMER WO</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=29"> </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=30"> innovations showcase 2013 SPENDING SPREE Here's</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=31"> </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=32"> </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=33"> efficiency drive me is money, Benjamin Franklin o</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=34"> The Easiest Way to Schedule & Communicate with Yo</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=35"> 5 GET SCIENTIFIC ABOUT YOUR SOFTWARE ith ski re</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=36"> WHEN THE SNOW MELTS… The ZipRider </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=37"> 7 Safe and secure i</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=38"> innovations showcase 2013 9 A SMARTER VIEW OF THE</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=39"> TM The World Snowsports Industry's </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=40"> austria special focus Through consistent innov</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=41"> The two new €38m Gaislachkogl mountain gondolas i</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=42"> austria special focus </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=43"> “We also want to unite the Stubai region as a sin</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=44"> Every ropeway is unique in itself, just as unique</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=45"> Mountain restaurants are sound investments as</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=46"> austria special focus Build it and they will co</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=47"> One partner, many solutions Developi</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=48"> avalanche mitigation </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=49"> WILD FRONTIERS – terrain factors, weather factor</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=50"> avalanche mitigation </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=51"> avalanche mitigation </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=52"> </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=53"> avalanche mitigation Ideally we would like mo</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=54"> avalanche mitigation Mitigation matters</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=55"> </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=56"> vital statistics: conversion TRIP OF A LIFETIME</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=57"> vital statistics: conversion MOUNTAI</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=58"> vital statistics: conversion “It is essentia</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=59"> NEW SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS CREATED JUST LAST SEA</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=60"> vital statistics: conversion “We must encourag</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=61"> The average gradient of the piste that is most po</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=62"> S IXTH ENSE Previously only a playground for bac</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=63"> (Above) The Peak 6 project will include 407 acres</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=64"> breckenridge P o og p o e o C h t ra h c urt </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=65"> ri t ti t </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=66"> </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=67"> Breckenridge in numbers 7IEWSR :MWMXSVWLMT</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=68"> breckenridge Green flag Acco d ng o / s en Pe </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=69"> SmartSnow 6.0 AUTOMATION succe</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=70"> snow production NOW Good snow coverage, as well</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=71"> snow production SURE Despite arguments to the c</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=72"> snow production Continual tests are conducted </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=73"> THE ARLBERG JET +iven its four decades of snowmak</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=74"> lifts and ropeways With advanced ropeway engi</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=75"> lifts and ropeways (Left) The G-Link feature</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=76"> lifts and ropeways A luxury chairlift f</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=77"> lifts and ropeways The six-seat chairlift</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=78"> groomers and mobility </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=79"> transportation The first of its kind in Switze</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=80"> snowmaking Advanced automation software en</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=81"> snowmaking to operate.</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=82"> snowmaking Over the past year, major ski res</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=83"> snowmaking equipment's</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=84"> ticketing and access Ski a</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=85"> ticketing and access </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=86"> Balance of nature Detailed assessments enable mou</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=87"> resort design (Below) Diagram to illustrate </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=88"> FROM THE PUBLISHER OF WINTER SPORTS TECHNOLOGY IN</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - November 2013 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b4db96eb?page=89"> French mountain resorts are among the world's mos</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - 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