Ski areas

Wyssen Towers Open Ski Slopes earlier at Snowbird

First Ski Areas in North America Facts Project: Wyssen Towers Open Ski Slopes earlier at Snowbird Place: Snowbird, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah Country: USA Year: 2021/22 Customer: Snowbird, Utah Protected Objects: Ski slopes Installed systems: – 9x Wyssen Avalanche Towers LS12-5 Initial Situation Mineral Basin, on the backside of Snowbird, is a popular spot for […]

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Ischgl triggers avalanches within minutes – thanks to WAC.3®

Securing Ski resort Ischgl Facts Project: Securing Ski resort Ischgl Place: Ischgl, Tyrol Country: Austria Year: Installation since 2009 Customer: Silvrettaseilbahn Ischgl Protected Objects: Ski slopes and mountain railways Installed systems: – Wyssen Avalanche Tower 12 shots – WAC.3® Ski resort must be safe Ischgl (Tyrol, Austria) is a well-known winter sport resort with 1.3

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Samnaun efficiently secures ski slopes and residential areas

Facts Project: Securing of ski slopes and residential area Place: Samnaun, GR Country: Switzerland Year: Installation since 2001 Customer: Bergbahnen Samnaun AG Protected Objects: Ski slopes, road and residential area Installed systems: – 80x Wyssen Avalanche Towers LS12-5 – WAC.3® A customer from the very beginning… Bergbahnen Samnaun AG has been a customer from the

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Samnaun – How remote avalanche control systems may help to save on snow making

Facts Project: How remote avalanche control systems may help to save on snow making Place: Samnaun, GR Country: Switzerland Year: Installation since 2015 Customer: Bergbahnen Samnaun AG Protected Objects: Ski slopes Installed systems: – Wyssen Avalanche Tower 12 shots – WAC.3® Initial Situation The ski resort of Samnaun makes big efforts to offer an excellent

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Zermatt protects its access road, railway and the ski resort with Wyssen Towers

Safety for up to 30,000 people travelling through the valley per day Facts Project: Avalanche Protection in Zermatt Place: Zermatt Valley, Zermatt town, Valais Country: Switzerland Year: Installation since 2004 Customer: Zermatt Bergbahnen AG Protected Objects: Access Road & Railway between Stalden and Zermatt, Ski slopes Installed systems: – Wyssen Avalanche Tower 12 shots –

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Eiger North Face – How to do avalanche control in severe terrain

Facts Project: Avalanche Protection from Eiger North Face Place: Jungfrau Region, BE Country: Switzerland Year: 2003 Customer: Wengernalpbahn AG Protected Objects: Railway between Grindelwald and Kleine Scheidegg, Ski slopes, Ski resort Installed systems: – Wyssen Avalanche Tower 12 shots – WAC.3® How this came about… In 2003, an Avalanche Tower was installed in the lowest

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SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun – Integration of the daily operation of of the Patrol and Rescue Service into online platform WAC.3®

Facts Project: SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun – Integration of the daily operation of of the Patrol and Rescue Service into online platform WAC.3® Place: Andermatt, UR Country: Switzerland Year: 2020 / 2021 Customer: Andermatt-Sedrun Sport AG Protected Objects: SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun (ski resort) Installed systems: – WAC.3® Cockpit, RiskEval, ExploDoc – 3x Wyssen Avalanche Towers LS12-5 Initial Situation

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