The Monster of the Snows : Rolba 500
That yellow Machine on the top is a Rolba 1500 with a Massive Snow Blowing Capacity used for clearing heavy snows.
The Snow Warriors with the Monster Rolba 1500, the destroyer of the snows. Swiss engineering at its best. Snow blowers are amazing machines.
The robust Rolba 1500 is designed for snow clearance on mountain passes and airports. This machine’s optimized weight distribution allows it to drive excellently uphill on snow! It is used in India at places like Gulmarg, Rohtang and Zojila Passes.
Rolba 1500 Specs
Clearing Performance: over 3,500 t/h
Clearing Width: 250 cm / 98 in
Clearing Height in one pass: 4.9 ft
Ejection Range: over 130 ft
Turning Radius: 17.2 ft
Clearing Speed: up to 25 mph
Road Speed: up to 31 mph
Engine Output: 442 hp
Fuel Tank: 132 gal
Weight: approx. 23,000 lbs
Drive: Infinite hydrostatic traction and clearing drive.
Pic from February 2017. Aru Pahalgam Road, Kashmir