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EcoGroomer Savings Comparison

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This is a comparison of the savings that EcoGroomer will provide to Mammoth Mountain & Vail Resorts

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EcoGroomer Savings Comparison

  1. 1. Eco-Groomer©Savings Comparison Mammoth Mountain & vail Resorts<br />Copyright© 2011 Daniel Osborne <br />All Rights Reserved<br />EcoGroomer@gmail.com<br />www.EcoGroomer.com<br />
  2. 2. Why lift tickets cost $99 at Vail<br />Photo and Caption by Terry Richard:<br />“Will they charge me just $46 if I promise to stay off the groomed runs”<br />The Oregonian - March 06, 2008<br />
  3. 3. Solution: EcO-Groomer (Patent Pending) <br />
  4. 4. Snow Processing Unit – side view (patent pending) <br />Mogul Muncher<br />SPU Housing<br />Tracks<br />Snow<br />Tiller<br />Approx 54”<br /><ul><li>Large tiller in front replicates the action of the blade in grooming operations
  5. 5. Small set of tracks in middle compacts and breaks up larger chunks of snow
  6. 6. Tiller at back provides final snow processing and smooth out as always</li></li></ul><li>Eco-groomer in retracted mode<br /><ul><li> Deep Snow Events
  7. 7. Most Difficult Runs
  8. 8. Standard Cat Track
  9. 9. Confined Trails
  10. 10. Storage</li></li></ul><li>MmSA Savings w/Eco-groomer (data verified) <br />Average of 780 acres GN <br />Requires Just 9 Cats <br />(3EcoGroomers + 3 Standard cats + 3 Winch cats)<br />Annual savings = $787,400 <br />47,000 gallons of diesel saved per year<br />5yr savings = $3.94 Mil<br />235,000 gal. diesel saved over 5yrs<br />Estimated Cost of 3 EG upgrades $450,000 ($150K ea)<br />
  11. 11. Vail resorts Savings w/Eco-groomer (estimate) <br />All 6 Vail Resorts<br />5500 acres GN <br />20 EcoGroomers + 30 Standard groomers + 10 Winch Cats<br />Annual Savings = $3.4 Million<br />5yr savings: $17.2 Million<br />1.32 Mil gallons of diesel saved<br /> Estimated Cost for 20 EG upgrades $3,000,000 ($150K ea)<br />
  12. 12. Eco-groomer development plan<br />

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