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  • That's the brilliant thing about it, there is so much scope to give people different experiences.
    – John Larkin
    Founder & Ex-Chairman Kendal Ski Club
  • We are very happy with our Snowflex summer tubing hill. It is attracting visitors from across the country!
    – Trueman E. Hoffmeister
    Center Director
    Snow Mountain Ranch, YMCA of the Rockies
  • Snowflex has changed the future of the ski, and snowboard industry forever.
    – Drew Sherwood
    General Manager, Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, Lynchburg, VA
  • I can see it's better just looking out of my window because people are learning quicker.
    – John Fleetham
    former Managing Director of Sheffield Ski Village
  • If Snowflex® had been available 12 years ago, I would have not bothered with snow. This is fantastic.
    – Cor Mollin, Proprietor of the Belgian Indoor Snow Centres
  • A final note to all would be developers, build a slope like this and people will visit - it's really that simple
    – Russ Shea, Document Snowboard
  • for the first time we have a safe, clean surface that people will come back to time and time again.
    – John Shedden
    Director of Coaching for the English Ski Council
  • The key to the future of snowboarding is Snowflex. I mean you just wouldn’t dream of doing some of the things they are doing without Snowflex.
    – Adrian Cairns
    Photographer and Snowsports writer
  • Snowflex is a great place for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. It provides and safe and fun environment that is extremely affordable.
    – Drew Sherwood
    General Manager, Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, Lynchburg, VA
  • The repeat business has been unbelievable, tasters develop to plough II, plough II's develop to plough III and they develop up to basic swings and even parallels, on a nursery slope!
    – Steve Foulkes - Director Rossendale Ski Centre
  • "Thank you Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre for the good times today. Can't wait to come back!!!"
    – Louie Vito
    American professional snowboarder, Olympian, Winter X Games and U.S. Grand Prix Champion.

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Specialist Terrain Design

Designing terrain is just as important as getting the surface technology right. The Snowflex® team has "unique in the world" experience, designing features to fit into the smallest space but give maximum interest to all skill levels. This in turn creates a great platform for a repeat, sustainable business thereby maximizing visitor numbers.

A successfully designed snow sports center must;

  • suit all abilities
  • be fun, to encourage repeat visits
  • be adventurous but safe, minimizing the risk of injury to the participant
  • be spectator friendly to create the social atmosphere
  • be designed in a way which will keep customers coming back time and again. This means creating terrain to suit all abilities, so that customers can progress safely and rapidly.

BRITON has studied the dynamics of the sport for every skill level, and developed precise specifications, which are carefully applied to each individual design.

Each project is designed to make the best possible use of Snowflex® in order to get the best value for money for the area available. Safety is also a high priority when designing a slope.

BRITON keeps up with developments and trends in snowsports by working closely with professional skiers, snowboarders and professional terrain designers. However, there are crucial differences between mountain resorts and synthetic slopes making BRITON's design work unique.

Safety is very much a priority. Computer generated models are created to assess risk areas and adjust designs to avoid any potential incidents.

Terrain is cut extremely accurately to the design team's drawings and perfected with precise on-site engineering supervision.

BRITON works closely with architects and designers with the aim of creating a great all round customer experience.

Slope Features

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Bumps

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Cornice

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Hips

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Kickers

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Teaching slope

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Pipes

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Rails

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Slalom

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Tubing

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Lodge

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