The target retail price is said to be between $175k-$225k per SPU, which is less than the cost of a modern snow cat.
What is the release date? Here is what inventor Dan Osborne says in reference to that, "My goal from day one has been to have them ready for distribution by the 2012/2013 ski season throughout North America and Europe the following season. We are on track so far with our initial time frame estimates in terms of resort participation and preliminary engineering and illustrations. Once prototype testing occurs this year, we will have a much better handle on if this date is feasible or not. It really depends upon who the ultimate manufacturer(s) will be."
The EcoGroomer website has an in depth cost and fuel savings overview if you want to see the logic behind the rig.
Here is a video on the history of the snowcat:
Olympic gold-medalist Joss Christensen took to social media this weekend after being stalked by two females for over three days. The pair of stalkers first approached Joss outside his gym and asked for a picture. The next day he spotted them near his mother's house while he was visiting. The pair then followed the Park City skier back to his cabin yesterday, which turned out to be the final straw. He took to his Instagram to post the following message, urging the females to leave him alone
The 2017 TGR Hall of Fame At the 2017 TGR Family Dinner, co-founders Todd and Steve Jones announced the first round of inductees into the TGR Hall of Fame, bringing back many stoked memories of the incredible work these athletes have done throughout their lives. The inductees and their families were in attendance, receiving a three-night stay at the Teton Mountain Lodge during the world premiere weekend. All three athletes led storied careers, pioneering the world of freeskiing and
It's lunchtime, 1620 metres above sea level in the Top Hut. Above the scuffle of snow boots and jangle of nutcrackers (the standard-issue metal attachment everyone uses to grip the rope tow), benevolent banter fills the building. "You guys here for lunch?" "Picked a great weekend for it! Forecast is for these snow flurries to continue all night..." "Rock n' roll." Wearing harnesses and broad smiles, riders and sliders mingle in the kitchen, reception/dining/bar area and lounge as warm