Ski Lift Functions, Maintenance and Regulations

SROM 172 Ski Lift Functions, Maintenance and Regulations. The development of uphill transportation systems and passenger ropeways in particular, has enabled recreational skiing to evolve into a thriving industry. The continuing evolution of passenger ropeway technology and passenger conveyer systems continues to shape the character of ski resorts and the quality of the ski and snowboarding experience. SROM 172 examines passenger ropeway technology as it is applied in today's winter recreation areas and resorts. In this course, you will examine the mechanical functioning of passenger ropeway components in the most commonly used passenger ropeways in the ski industry today - fixed and detachable grip chairlifts. You will also identify passenger ropeway maintenance requirements and preventative maintenance procedures. Finally you will learn about passenger ropeway regulations in Canada, including the CSA Z98 Standard.