9,708 ft

Ski chair lift
Civil engineering for the new Big Burn Ski Lift in Aspen, CO.

RFE worked with the Aspen Skiing Company planning department to complete the civil engineering for the new, six-person ski lift at Snowmass Ski Resort. The project included the design of supporting utilities, grading of ski slopes, and the incorporation of ski lift drawing form Poma in the civil design. The plans were used to permit the project through Snowmass village and meet forest serve requirements.

Snowmass village
Project details
  • Facilitation of environmentally friendly and sustainable erosion control measures within the Snowmass Ski Area
  • Feasibility analysis of skier access to new lift location to maximize the available ski maze of the park
  • Presentation of two design options to the Forest Service and Snowmass Ski Area for improve life location
Skiers on a chair lift
Skier hitting powder