Snowmaking at Panorama

As mentioned in one of my previous posts, my second reason for liking Panorama and wanting to work there is snowmaking. During the last visit to Panorama with my SROAM class, we got a full in depth tour of the pumphouse and some of the guns from Snowmaking Manager, Jamie King.


 

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Here you can see the guys posing with a few new TechnoAlpin TF10 Fan Guns. Panorama makes snow on 18 of their runs, around 3000 acres, and these new guns have a flow rate of 200 gallons per minute each! These improved guns Pano has invested in help pump out better quality, drier snow at a more efficient rate. This is super important when snowmaking is such a large expense at a resort like Panorama.


 

For more information on TechnoAlpin, and either the TF10 or TF40 fan guns, go to http://www.technoalpin.com/