Global Patent Index - EP 1255667 A1

EP 1255667 A1 2002-11-13 - A PORTABLE SKI TOW

Title (en)

A PORTABLE SKI TOW

Title (de)

TRANSPORTABLER SCHLEPP-SKILIFT

Title (fr)

REMONTE-PENTE PORTATIF

Publication

EP 1255667 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01908495 A

Priority

  • NZ 0100015 W
  • NZ 50273300 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0156855A1] A portable ski tow mechanism utilizing a first winch (1) positioned adjacent one end of the ski run. The main ski rope (9) is wound onto a cable drum of the first winch (1). The rope (9) can be partly withdrawn and the free end transported to a remote location. The cable drum is rotated to wind the ski rope (9) onto the cable drum and to pull the skiers up the ski slope. In a modification, a second winch (20) is utilised. The second winch (20) has a cable drum on which an auxiliary rope (21) is wound. The free end of the auxiliary rope (21) is joined (22) to the free end of the main ski rope (9) and the auxiliary rope (21) is wound onto the cable drum of the second winch (20) to withdrawn the main ski rope (9) from the first winch (1). The two winches (1, 20) can be located at the same end of the ski run or at the opposite ends of the ski run.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B61B 11/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B61B 11/00 (2006.01); B66D 1/16 (2006.01); B66D 1/26 (2006.01); B66D 1/44 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B61B 11/002 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0156855A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0156855 A1 20010809; AU 3623701 A 20010814; CA 2398809 A1 20010809; CN 1398232 A 20030219; EP 1255667 A1 20021113; JP 2003521430 A 20030715; US 2003047107 A1 20030313

INPADOC legal status


2004-03-17 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030902

2002-11-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020830

2002-11-13 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

2002-11-13 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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