Snowmass is the largest and highest of the four Aspen/Snowmass ski areas in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado, and the largest vertical in the United States. It encompasses over 3000 skiiable acres and has a total vertical drop of over 4400', with about 4000' continuous from the top of the The Cirque rope lift to the end of Assay Hill. It's family-friendly atmosphere and plethora of ski-in-ski-out accomodations make it a favorite for many skiiers nationwide. TinyMtn's model of Snowmass includes the entire skiiable area and the bulk of Snowmass Village. High-resolution aerial photos from the USGS were taken during the summer.
Model scale is 1:100000
Model measures 2.4" x 2.6" x 0.81" (6.1 x 6.7 x 2.1 cm)
Original area is approximately 3.8 by 4.2 miles
Altitudes covered: 8028' to 12732'
There is no vertical exaggeration applied to this model. This is a true-to-life scale model of a real place.
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TinyMtn models are most affordable in the "Sandstone" and "White Natural Versatile Plastic" materials. This model is in "Sandstone," which is a glued gypsum material. When you receive the model it will be ready for display, though it may smell funny and need some time to air out. "Sandstone" models are much more brittle than "Versatile Plastic" models, but feel more like light stone. Do not soak it in water, though you can safely seal it with Polycrylic or a similar water-based clear spray sealant. Read more about this popular material here
All TinyMtn models have hollow bottoms - this is to save on weight, and thus cost. Many larger models also have extra flanges on their undersides to increase rigidity and strength. To make the model more solid, you should feel free to carefully pour resin into the bottom cavity, or glue a properly-sized slab of wood or another material into it.
These models have been optimized for the above materials, and are not offered in other materials for strength or cost reasons. If you need one in another material, please firstname.lastname@example.org
and we'll do our best to fulfill your request.
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Model created using GDAL, NetPBM, Gmsh, Carve, MeshLab, and other custom software
Source of digital elevation and aerial orthoimagery data: U.S. Geological Survey
The USGS home page is http://www.usgs.gov/