Access Control Systems for Mountain Destinations & Ski Resorts

From Parking to Ticketing - Everything for the Peak Experience

SKIDATA has a long history of experience in access management for alpine sport regions and is the pioneer in this area. It was the first company to offer electronically printed tickets and cash registers for mountain destinations. Today, SKIDATA is the world’s number one provider of access solutions & ticketing for alpine sport regions. 

Get your mountain destination humming with proven SKIDATA access control systems. Connect smooth business processes with maximum profit. And your customers? With fast and convenient access, nothing stands between them and the snow!

The SKIDATA Solution

Access control systems for mountain destinations

  • Attractive, tailored online solutions
  • Innovative Readers for more convenience and speedy access
  • Enhanced security and protection against ticket fraud
  • Optimized solutions for the POS area with easy to use interface
  • Complete transparency for your business processes with Freemotion.Logic
  • Secure, central management of your data by SKIDATA Hosting Services
  • Flexible Advance Reservation of tickets and services via Internet and smart phone
  • Customer-friendly ticket sales at advance ticket sites (e.g. hotel receptions) with OPOS.Cash
  • Reduce the stress on your physical points of sale: make it easy for your customers to purchase tickets at the new ticket vending machines
  • Destination Management supports complete marketing for mountain destinations
  • Combined SKIDATA solutions for people access and Parking Space Management

With SKIDATA access control systems you set the first turns in the right direction!

At a Glance

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SKIDATA is the world-wide Number One provider of access solutions for alpine sport destinations. The reference list includes skiing facilities in Europe, Asia and the USA.

Georgian Multipass (Georgia)


  • One ski pass combining various Georgian ski resorts into one Ski Pool
  • Combination of Freemotion.Gates and 370i gates
  • Project management handled entirely by SKIDATA

El Colorado (Chile)


  • Web shop for topping up ski passes via the Internet
  • Electronic online entry permit
  • Online payment by credit card, ATM card and CMR card

Geilo (Norway)


  • SKIDATA customer since 1982
  • The success story of a close cooperation
  • Many SKIDATA system generations

Perisher (Australia)


  • Allows full-mountain and train access
  • Provides ability to offer innovative multi-day products
  • Implemented RFID to also help keep that competitive edge with other AU resort competitors
  • Reduces fraud with the integration between the POS system and access control mechanism

Aspen (USA)


  • Improves guest management and profitability through the support of multiple channels and improved security protection;reduces fraud
  • Provides cashless payment as RFID ticket and pass media are tied to a single customer record and can be used by guests throughout the resort for payments

Gudauri (Georgia)


  • The project is managed entirely by the company SKIDATA
  • The use of contactless RFID cards only, featuring the customer's design
  • SDRDM reports and statistics for the resort's managing company

Aramón (Spain)


  • Spain's largest ski resort with a total of 270 km of pistes
  • One card to be used in all five ski resorts (Formigal, Cerler, Panticosa, Valdelinares, Javalambre)
  • SKIDATA keycards integrated with hotel door lockers
  • Cashless Payment in all restaurants with the SKIDATA keycard and 100 keydetectors

Konjiam Resort (Korea)


  • SKIDATA Freemotion.Gates "Full" & Handheld.Gates
  • Recognition of member card and season card holders via fingerprint
  • One single card system for the whole resort powered by SKIDATA DTA
  • Pay-Later functionality allows customers to pay for their hotel room, skiing, restaurant bills etc. "later" with their resort membership card when checking out.

SISKI Aostatal (Italy)


  • Ski association of 24 ski regions
  • Aosta Valley Ski Pass - one ticket for all ski regions
  • 405 Access Gates
  • Accurate pool accounting
  • Communication via UMTS/GPRS per invitation to tender

Niseko United (Japan)


  • 61 access points
  • Adaptation to Japanese regional conditions
  • Pool accounts settlement
  • Customer-specific reports

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Ski amadé (Austria)


  • Approx. 650 access points
  • Ticket pre-sales at more than 70 locations
  • Complete networking of all points of sale and lift stations in the entire association
  • Exact pool accounts settlement
  • Complete data support and maintenance by SKIDATA

Obertauern (Austria)


  • 106 access points
  • Complete networking of all units in the ski area
  • Exact settlement among the eleven pool organizations
  • Ticket pre-sales using SKIDATA OPOS.Cash solution in the hotels
  • WLAN connection in an Obertauern sub-region provides essential advantages

Gornaya Karusel (Russia)


  • First Freemotion installation in Russia
  • Adaptation to Russian regional requirements
  • Integration of the fiscal receipt printer into the SKIDATA system
  • Support of RFID data media: swatch Snowpass and s-key

Superschnee (Austria & Germany)


  • 405 entry points
  • Combines the ski regions of Kleinwalsertal, Tirol and Allgäu
  • Complete back office overview
  • Comprehensive reporting for marketing campaigns
  • Multi-application guest card

Bettmeralp (Switzerland)


  • 38 entry points
  • Exact pool settlement among the individual ski areas
  • SKIDATA access terminals guarantee smooth and rapid entry
  • Various rate structures