Your snowmaking equipment is a long-term investment that earns the same level of commitment from SMI. Legendary for performance, efficiency, and value, our snowmakers blanket trails and slopes crisscrossing the globe.
SMI can help you sort through the myriad of options, and weigh the costs and benefits of the latest modern technologies, whether expanding or retrofitting your snowmaking system.
We provide comprehensive and reliable automation systems with flexible and customizable software, proven communication options, accurate weather measurement, supporting equipment and instrumentation, and integrated auxiliary equipment.
SMI’s snowmaking equipment gives Mount Snow the ability to ensure a lengthy season with excellent snow quality, despite wide fluctuations in natural snowfall in recent years.
Our collaboration with SMI has delivered the snowmaking performance we needed, and also brought the benefits of energy efficiency, quiet operation, and environmental stewardship.
DAVE TUCHOLKE, VAIL MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS MANAGER
We can now monitor and control all of the SMI machines from a single computer. We can take temperature and humidity readings from all over the mountain, and we can configure individual weather stations to run a combination of guns, based on the specific conditions from that area.
BARRETT BURGHARD, SNOWMAKING MANAGER
We knew early on that snowmaking was critical to a great experience on the hills. The snow is the reason people come; everything else is secondary. So we really focused on it right from the beginning, and we’ve enhanced our snowmaking capability every year.
CHIP PERFECT, PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER
We estimate that the amount of energy needed to operate just three air-water guns can now run TEN of the new fan guns.
BOB SOKOLOWSKI, PLANNING MANAGER
We are very pleased with the -2.5 °C start-up temperature and excellent flow rates through the machines. We can now cover our main pistes in 70 hours of snowmaking. Once again, SMI and Wintertechnik have delivered as promised.
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, RUDI HIRSCHHUBER
SMI equipment has the horsepower to produce bulk amounts of snow during marginal conditions and can be throttled back for a high-quality finish on top.
GARY HUSBAND, SKI AREA MANAGER
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