Geisshorn-Arensa snow nets

Saas, Suíça
Diagonal wire rope nets
Swiss Federal Road Office (ASTRA) / Tiefbauamt Graubünden
Tur GmbH, Davos
Bauunternehmung Vetsch Klosters AG
Objecto protegido
Estrada, Edifício
Comprimento do sistema
- 1890 m
Altura efectiva (Dĸ, espessura de neve)
3.5, 4.0
Proteção contra a corrosão
Situação inicial

In winter 1999 (well remembered in the Alps for extraordinary snowfall and avalanches) National Road 28, to the ski resorts of Klosters and Davos, had to be closed. The inital location of those avalanches was the perimeter of this project. 


To ensure that avalanches of such scale and influence would not emerge from the Geisshorn mountain, the Federal Roads Office (ASTRA) and the Forest and Natural Hazards Office of the canton Grison, (AWN) entrusted the engineering company of Tur GmbH, to plan a mitigation solution. Due to its location, under the rockface where  little rockfall is possible, Tur GmbH decided to use Snow Nets rather than rigid steel structures. This led to the installation of nearly 2000 [m] of Geobrugg avalanche protection barriers (so called Snow Nets).

O seu contacto local

Roger Moor
Roger Moor
Country Manager Ost- und Zentralschweiz, Liechtenstein
Riscos naturais, Coastal Erosion Protection, Mineração / Túneis
Geobrugg AG
Aachstrasse 11
8590 Romanshorn / Suíça
Telefone 071 466 81 52
Telemóvel 078 783 46 81


René Müller
René Müller
Country Manager Kantone AG BE BL BS FR GE JU NE SO VD VS
Riscos naturais, Mineração / Túneis
Geobrugg AG
Industriestrasse 21
5200 Brugg / Suíça
Isacco Toffoletto
Isacco Toffoletto
Ticino Country Manager
Riscos naturais, Mineração / Túneis
Geobrugg AG Ticino
Stabile Cometal, via Pizzante 7
6595 Riazzino / Suíça