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Snow even at temperatures above freezing
The Snowfactory is an innovative snowmaking technology that can produce snow regardless of air temperatures.
As with other winter sport disciplines, the Snowfactory also plays a special role in ski jumping events such as the FIS World Cup. It is used to prepare the out-run and is powerful enough to produce the required volumes of snow of approximately 4,000 m³. Conventional snow guns are often used in addition to the Snowfactory. However, the use of a Snowfactory alone for snowmaking has also already proven its worth.
To guarantee that the Ski Jumping World Cup in Klingenthal (Germany) always runs smoothly, the organizers use Snowfactory units provided by the German Ski Association (DSV). The machines produce roughly 3,000 m³ of snow for the competition held in the Vogtland Arena. For Walter Vogel of the DSV, the Snowfactory was the salvation of the Ski Jumping World Cup in 2015/2016: “Without the Snowfactory, the World Cup in Klingenthal would not have taken place. We are very happy with the decision to purchase these machines; they work perfectly and reliably. There is always a certain amount of tension or uncertainty whenever temperatures play up, particularly at events. The Snowfactory simply gives the organizers the reliability they need.”
Guaranteed season start date
Ski World Cup
Snow guarantee for the Alpine Ski World Cup
Cross-country skiing and biathlon
Snow-reliability for Nordic skiing
Other sports events
Snow for sports events at all locations
Snow production at temperatures above 15°C (59°F)
Snow for special events
Year-round snow production