It needed to be 6.5m wide and 3.5m tall to allow a groomer to fit through on a 10 degree slope. This is the sort of design brief that structural engineers dream of, especially those who love to ski.
The final solution is a reinforced concrete arch with concrete side walls. Mt Hutt used their terrain park feature pipes to construct the formwork. Bradford Building did a fantastic job dealing with the extreme weather conditions, and what can only be described as 'difficult' site access. Diggers and helicopters were both utilised to get the concrete to site.
Geotechnical Engineer: Geotech Consulting
Specialist Concrete Mix Design Advisor: Concrete NZ