A skiing holiday is full of exciting terrain and getting around hills, but that doesn't usually involve being behind the wheel of a vehicle. Unless of course, you're driving one of the epic machines purpose-built for commercial grade snow management.

A tracked vehicle pulling a giant rake up a ski run is always exciting to see, and some outfits even employ smaller treaded rigs to take passengers to otherwise inaccessible drop-ins and lookouts.

What are some of the coolest ski machines you've seen or ridden in?

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