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. Our strength is the forecast of frequencies, visitor numbers and economic results - as the basis for reliable planning and financing of investment projects.

In the last 20 years the company’s founder, Christoph Schrahe, has completed more than 150 projects for private companies and public authorities in the German low mountain ranges, leading German resorts in the Alps, Austria, Turkey, Ukraine, Romania and Pakistan. These included the development of mountain destinations, visitor forecasts and economic feasibility studies both on regional and local scale.

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News in brief

  • Ski area connection Winterberg started
  • Schrattenwang chair under construction
  • Klima Arena Sinsheim opened
  • Wurmbergturm inaugurated
  • Lecture at FH Dornbirn/Austria

Verified Length of Runs

The 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...


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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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.

Ski area evaluation

The newly developed ski area evaluation determines the value of a ski resort based on empirically verified methods. 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.


Montenius Consult isn't only working in Germany and the German speaking regions of the Alps but also in Eastern Europe and Asia: clients in Romania, Ukraine, Turkey and Pakistan have worked with us.


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 .