Photo: M. Lobmaier

All the attendees at the very busy NSAA National Convention & Tradeshow 2022 were agreed: Despite the many challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic…

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Photo: Christoph Noesig / Bergbahnen Sölden

Jakob Falkner, Managing Director of Bergbahnen Sölden (A), on the subject of entrepreneurial responsibility in times of crisis, the potential for…

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Photo: Radek Holub, Snow.cz

December 1987 saw the opening of what is still a unique combination of funicular and aerial ropeway in Heiligenblut am Grossglockner.

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Photo: ALEX FILZ

The visual fusion of steel and rock: The structural steel and façade engineering company Pichler Projects specializes in building engineering in the…

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Photo: Fatzer AG

With the TRUscan magnetic induction rope tester and appurtenant software, Fatzer, in cooperation with Stuttgart University’s Institute of Mechanical…

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Photo: Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG

The SNOWsat developers spent the summer taking suggestions and requests from customers and making further improvements with respect to the…

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Photo: Stadler Rail/Michael Burger

The Swiss Zaugg company has built a high-performance snow blower for the Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway (MPPR) in the US state of Colorado…

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Photo: Prinoth

Task Manager and Maintenance Overview, the two new Snow How software applications from snow groomer manufacturer Prinoth, save time and money.

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Photo: Marjon Besteman-Horna

The 2020/2021 winter season was by far the most challenging in the history of alpine tourism since 1945. ISR has asked the managing directors of…

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Photo: Neveplast

In Milan, Italy, skiing in the school yard is possible with Neveplast. Giorgio Rocca (former Italian Alpine ski champion) was at the grand opening.

 

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Photo: Archive of C. Mantona

This year's online forum at the Digital China Talk held in March focused on whether and how alpine winter sports destinations can benefit from the…

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Photo: Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG

In terms of ecological slope grooming, Kässbohrer continues to push back the borders of technology. From the diesel-electric Pistenbully 600 E+ to the…

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Photo: Leitner

LEITNER was quick to see the importance of the direct drive for the future of ropeway engineering. LEITNER’s gearless DirectDrive, which operates with…

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How to design children’s playgrounds and adventure stations to keep kids happy and make them want to come back.

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Why it sometimes makes sense to first think of the wrong answers and then do the opposite. Reverse Brainstorming is an excellent method that can be…

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In response to a suggestion received from the ISR readership, we are publishing an ongoing series of articles devoted to the basics of ropeway…

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Photo: Dr. Christian Ortner

A pilot project with visibility markers as an obstacle warning based on the patented Ortner system is now in operation on a materials-handling…

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