Ski Accident Reconstruction
Ponderosa Associates has investigated and reconstructed ski area accidents throughout North America for over 30 years including the precedent setting Bayer V Crested Butte case in Colorado.
- Skier-snowboarder collisions
- Skier-snowmobile collisions
- Trajectory analysis
- Speed/sightline/response evaluation
- Ski lift accidents: loading, unloading, falling from lift
- ANSI B77.1 Ski lift code compliance evaluation
- Ski lift operator responses evaluation
- Children and chairlifts
- Ski area operations and maintenance evaluation
- Product liability evaluation
- Race course safety and netting evaluation
- Skier safety code application
- Lift tower fall arrest systems
- Snow tubing park accidents
We use state-of-the-art measuring systems and mathematical models. Ponderosa provides complete animation/presentation services and our personnel have extensive courtroom testifying experience.
Seth Bayer, P.E.