April 2021

  • All-season  Lift

    Team Service conveyor lifts can operate year-round, and with three models to choose from, they can fit any budget

    Submitted by Team Service


    Team Service, based in Italy, was established in 1996 and serves customers in 22 countries, including Canada and the U.S., on four continents.

  • CNY Snow Travelers Inc.

    This New York state snowmobile club manages over 120 miles of trail

    By Rebecca Henderson


    The critical need for outdoor activities has never been more evident than during this past winter season. Clubs like CNY Snow Travelers Inc. provide these opportunities, and take great pride in their work when doing so.

  • Elevating Productivity

    LIF-TRACK revolutionized the way ski resort vehicles are maintained 27 years ago. Now in its third generation, the adjustable four-post lift handles everything from snowcats to snowmobiles, and is widely credited with boosting productivity and improving shop safety.

    By Lisa Gordon


    When the owner of Labrador Mountain ski resort in central New York called Gary Pavlick in 1994, he wasn’t sure Pavlick’s company, Lif-Tech Equipment, could help him. The ski hill’s maintenance shop was searching for a vehicle lift big enough to raise a snowcat.

  • Fun in Purgatory

    While Covid-19 has battered many larger ski resorts, Purgatory Resort in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains has embraced how pandemic requirements have forced them into the future to great effect

    By Aaron Broverman


    In the pandemic environment, Purgatory Resort hasproven to be the opposite of its name, as the Covid-19 pandemic has helped the resort differentiate itself in a positive way.


    Appointment of new snow grooming sales representative for the Midwest states

    In February, Prinothannounced the appointment of its new sales representative Robert “Bob” Wolf for theMidwest states. Wolf will be supported by Prinoth’s Gilmanton, N.H., distribution center and the company’sNorth American headquarters in Granby, Que.

  • Prinoth’s New-Concept Snow Groomers

    The next era of snow grooming machines is upon us as more ski resorts and ski areas aim for carbon neutrality

    By Barb Feldman


    In its ongoing effort to bring carbon neutrality to the snow operations industry, Prinoth is happy to introduce its two new concept machines: the Leitwolf h2Motion, the world’s first hydrogen-powered snow groomer, and the Husky eMotion, the world’s lightest electric snow groomer.

  • The Future of Ski Hill Vehicle Maintenance

    SNOWsat delivers the right tools

    By Deb Draper


    SNOWsat Maintain is the latest digital tool developed by Kässbohrer All Terrain Vehicles, Inc., designed to assist in the efficient maintenance management of ski area vehicle fleets.

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