Welcome to Montenius Consult

Our aim is it to support our customers in realizing visions on their mountains with creative ideas, technology and know-how from the first planning sketches until the operation of new facilities. We put a large emphasis on retaining the genius loci – the local spirit – and strive to find solutions which enhance the spezial character of each location in keeping with the locality.

In the last ten years the company’s founder, Christoph Schrahe, has completed more than 30 projects for private companies and public authorities in the German low mountain ranges. These included the development of mountain destinations, both on regional and local scale.

What we can do for you

Does your resort need a tourism impulse or growth? At the start of our work, your goal is our aim. We develop holistic visions and ideas based on thorough spatial analysis, tailored to your needs. We check feasibility within various parameters as feasibility depends on many aspects
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The journalistic work of Christoph Schrahe includes contributions to specialist books, journals and sector-specific background reports in public media. More information about current publications at this link .

Verified Length of Runs

The new seal of approval 'Verified Length of Runs' has been introduced by Christoph Schrahe.  This offers a fair and worldwide standard of measuring the length of ski runs. Ski areas that hold the seal of approval prove that they communicate to customers what they actually have. More...



Skimiles ist a new concept to measure the perceived size of a ski area. 10 specific factors are taken into account in order to determine how many Skimiles a ski area has. Sounds complicated but it isn't. Learn more about Skimiles here.


For nearly 10 years, we have completed projects in the development of mountain and ski resorts and are therefore in a position to deliver professional services to the highest standards and monitor your project accordingly.
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Ski area evaluation

The newly developed ski area evaluation determines the value of a ski resort based on empirically verified methods and includes not only size but also comfort and snow reliability. The result is a uniform, independently determined benchmark. More on this here.


Numerous German and international mountain resorts, cable car companies and ski resorts rely on the high quality of the services offered by Montenius Consult.


The list of the world's 100 largest ski areas

The report is based on detailed own measurements of ski runs and an analysis of data on more than 10,000 lifts worldwide. It includes a ranking of the world's highest ski resorts and the world's top 100 resorts with regard to skiable area in hectares.
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