Konjiam South Korea

2013 Olympic Venue Konjiam, South Korea Objectives and Solutions In planning for over 15 years, Konjiam is a ski resort just outside of Seoul, South Korea. With a high-end golf course already in place, Konjiam has invested heavily in snowmaking to ensure that theirs is a leading winter resort. SMI was selected for the project … Read more

Cardrona New Zealand

Cardrona Alpine Resort Cardrona, New Zealand Objectives and Solutions Cardrona Alpine Resort is located between Queenstown and Wanaka in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. As one of New Zealand’s premium ski areas, consistent snow cover is essential when Mother Nature does not provide. Cardrona’s investment in snowmaking has paid off: with limited natural snowfall … Read more

Yabuli-Sun Mt China

Yabuli-Sun Mt Heilongjiang Province, China Objectives and Solutions The sister resorts of Yabuli and Sun Mountain have completed an extensive expansion of their snowmaking capacity, ending their reliance on natural snow with 98 new SMI® snow machines that now deliver 90% coverage of all skiable trails. As a result, ski area officials have been able … Read more

Fujimi Panorama Japan

Fujimi Panorama Nagano, Japan Objectives and Solutions Fujimi Panorama Resort is located in the Nagano mountain region west of Tokyo. Panorama has a successful year-round business, with the winter business a key to its success. Panorama’s most popular slope covers over 1,000 meters (3,300 feet) of vertical and will add 24 fully automated Super PoleCat … Read more

Turoa New Zealand

Turoa Skifield Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand Objectives and Solutions With a rugged volcanic surface requiring a minimum one meter of snow coverage for skiing, supplemental snowmaking is mandatory at Turoa Skifield, situated on the North Island of New Zealand. Like many resorts, climate change has impacted Turoa’s lower mountain areas, with snow levels creeping higher … Read more