The following Snow and Wind options have been designed to enhance the structural capability of your Pacific Yurt while maintaining its top quality and aesthetics. If your yurt will need to meet a specific snow load requirement for your area it is best to find out what that snow load is prior to ordering. In most cases, you can find out more about your local requirements here or here.
Snow and Wind Kit: Specifically engineered for heavy snow and high wind conditions. Consists of high quality, kiln-dried vertical supports secured by our custom hardware and a cable blocking system to add rigidity to the roof. Stainless steel hardware upgrade also available for harsh marine environments.
Perimeter Blocking: These pre-finished 2×4’s install between vertical supports to meet IBC standards. Includes screws. Available only with snow and wind kit.
Cable Tie-Down: Provides that additional level of protection in high winds by securing the center ring to the floor. Easily installed and removed as needed. Available only with Snow and Wind Kit.
2×6 Rafter/Ring/Hardware Upgrade: Upgrades the standard rafters, center ring and hardware for increased snow load capacity. Available on 20′, 24′, and 30′ yurts with Snow and Wind Kit.
Central Column: Powder-coated steel column support increases snow load capacity. Ideal for larger yurts in high snow conditions, such as at ski resorts, or where engineered high snow load capacity is required. Available on 20′, 24′, and 30′ yurts with Snow and Wind Kit and 2×6 Rafter Upgrade.