ECHO MOUNTAIN PARK – SQUAW PASS, CO
Echo is a fun environment for snowboarders on the north side of Mt. Evans at 11,000 feet above sea level. Sholar designed and constructed the three park buildings and worked closely with the site development designers to maximize the relationship between the structures and the mountain. The main building is a two story lodge consisting of ticket sales, management offices and the restaurant / lounge. The adjacent building has retail sales, employee services and an infirmary. Also, there is a maintenance building for equipment and vehicles. The brilliant and colorful steel s structure, corrugated metal and cementitious panels are contemporary and I materials of the durable for the elements and the clientele. The project will be evolving throughout the years and will include a viewing plaza to connect the buildings to the slopes for watching events.