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New Snowmaking for Perisher

New Snowmaking for Perisher
March 7, 2008

Further development at the Perisher Blue resort in 2008 will see the introduction of a new water supply for Perisher Valley, an upgraded pump station and 34 new automated Techno Alpin snow guns (adding to the 154 existing snow guns).

The $9.75 million capital investment is part of a plan to "focus on providing the very best products possible for visitors to Perisher Blue," according to Gary Grant, Perisher Blue's General Manager Marketing, Sales and Hospitality Perisher Blue.

The snowmaking modernisation effort will be up to nine times more energy efficient than existing systems and improve reliability and snow quality in these high traffic areas.

The next step in the plan is to extend snowmaking down to the base of the current Double and Triple chairs on Mt Perisher, then up the lift lines to the top, providing consistent coverage to this very popular snow riding area.

30th October 2008 - STRONG WINTER FOR ALPINE TOURISM


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