If Brian Pombo had his druthers, you would likely never notice
the work he and his company, All Mountain Construction,
does on the slopes.
It’s not that he’s not proud of what his company has
accomplished. Quite the opposite, in fact. It’s just that if Pombo
and his crew do their job properly, they tend to leave little trace
that they were ever there.
The Breckenridge, Colo.-based company specializes in
providing excavation solutions where conventional machinery
can’t reach without tearing up the environment. That might
explain why more than half of the work they do is for the ski
industry and why All Mountain has been involved in some of
All Mountain Construction is all
business when it comes to steep
By Jim Timlick
the largest upgrades and expansions at numerous ski areas
across North America.
“I think that’s the big thing now. Back in the 1970s, people
would take in big bulldozers and just doze whatever runs they
wanted,” said Pombo, All Mountain’s president and founder.
“A lot of it now is regulated by parks people and the forest
service. They don’t want you leaving big scars now. They want
more natural terrain compared to just leveling the mountain
and pushing dirt where they want it to go.”
Pombo established All Mountain a little over a decade
ago following a 12-year career as a project manager with
Leitner-Poma, one of the leading manufacturers and
installers of chairlift systems in the world.
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