Ski Terrain/Run Development Planning and Permitting

VAST is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive package of ski industry (cat-ski, heli-ski and lift) services above and beyond basic operational cutting programs.

  • Occupant License to Cut (OLTC) plans, permits, and stand management plans signed and sealed by a Registered Professional Forester
  • First Nations referrals
  • Short and long term planning activities (access, scheduling, equipment, forest licensee liaison)
  • Development area and maintenance cutting program layout and mapping, operational planning, implementation and supervision
      • Glading
      • Spacing
      • Ski traverses
      • Helipads (establishment, maintenance, flight paths)
      • Ski run maintenance (blowdown, brushing)
      • Fuel caches (establishment, maintenance, flight paths)
      • Road sanitizing & brushing
      • Hiking trails (construction and maintenance)
      • Wildfire fuel reduction adjacent to lodges, fuel caches and other infrastructure
  • Post-implementation reporting including stumpage assessments, surveys, and mapping