Ski Area Planning

SROM 171 Ski Area Planning provides an introduction to a wide range of ski resort planning and development topics. In SROM 171 you will study the mountain environment, ski resort environmental impact issues and mitigation practices, ski area feasibility and physical site evaluation, ski area planning parameters, and the BC Commercial Alpine Ski Policy. You will learn about the requirements for ski resort mapping and you will practice several ski area planning skills, including topographic map interpretation, slope and fall line analysis, ski resort terrain capacity calculations, and mountain design. Finally, you will study ski resort base area design and ski resort real estate development.