2021 EQUIPMENT COMPARISON GUIDE
Large: Will allow foldouts/wings in this category only. Width
must be minimum of 12 feet and a maximum of 15 feet (with
foldouts extended). Length must be a minimum of 20 feet;
there is no maximum length.
Flail: 3-point rear-mounted flail mower able to cut large areas
of grass or brush up to one-inch in diameter. For installation
on a tractor or grooming vehicle.
Rotary: Mid-mounted boom mower with a horizontal reach
of 30 feet and a variety of cutting head options, including a
rotary head with the ability to cut brush up to five inches in
diameter. For installation on a tractor.
Small Fan Guns: A company’s smallest snowmaking fan
gun according to snow throw or throwing range and snow
production per hour.
Large Fan Guns: A company’s largest snowmaking fan gun
according to snow throw or throwing range and maximum
snow production per hour.
Economy Lance Towers: Water/air mixture, single stage
water flow, variable airflow, web bulb start at a minimum
of 28°F (-2.2°C), uses minimum air consumption at
Workhorse Towers: Water/air mixture, multiple stage water
flow, variable airflow, wet bulb start at a minimum of 28°F
(-2.2°C). Works well in all temperatures, uses minimum air
consumption at cold temperatures, largest producer of snow
Tractor Track System: Used on light and heavy snow
conditions, severe side slope applications, consistently
pulling 1,500 to 3,000 lb. (680 to 1,361 kg).
UTV Track System: 4-wheel drive with maximum 3,500 lb.
(1,588 kg), working in continuous cold conditions (0 to -30°F)
and towing 500 to 1,000 lb. (227 to 454 kg) in deep snow.
Mid-sized: Track conversation system to fit one or more of
the following makes and models: Chevrolet Blazer, Dodge
Durango, Ford Ranger, Jeep Cherokee.
Full-sized: Track conversion system to fit one or more of the
following makes and models: Chevrolet Suburban, Dodge
Ram 1500, Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra.
Small: Groomer frame width must be minimum three inches
and maximum four inches. Tracksetter implement attached
to specified groomer for creating cross-country ski tracks.
Mid-sized: Groomer main frame width must be minimum
five inches and maximum six inches. Tracksetter
implement attached to specified groomer for creating cross-country
Mountain: Towing ability up to 200 lb. (90 kg) daily, used
for general transportation, up to 35 percent slopes, in
mountainous regions with more than 10 feet of snow annually.
Trail: Towing ability for up to 200 lb. (90 kg), grooming for
over four hours, three to five days per week. Used in hilly
areas with annual snowfall under 10 feet.
Tube Lane Groomer Equipment
Attachment for groomer blade to form compact berms
between tubing lanes.
Please note: All companies interested in participating in the
2021 ECG must submit product spec sheets and photos for
each category that they wish to be featured in. SnowOps does
not solicit participation from any OEM, nor pick-up specs or
photos from previous years. This is to ensure accurate and
up-to-date information for readers.
There is no limit to the number of categories entered
or how many pieces of equipment OEMs can submit in
The 2021 SnowOps Equipment Comparison Guide will be
coming your way in April!
Any questions or concerns can be directed to Lindsay Risto at
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