Horstman – Whistler Blackcomb, BC

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The bottom terminal is located some distance away from the loading area under the Glacier Express.
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View up the lift line during the summer ski season.
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Sheaves can be moved depending on glacier/tower movement.
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Riding up at tower 4.
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Return terminal and lift shack.
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Top drive bullwheel.
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View up the line from the Glacier Express.
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Towers 1-2.
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Another view of the tension unit sited on rocks rather than glacier.

9 thoughts on “Horstman – Whistler Blackcomb, BC

  1. Jonathan March 8, 2019 / 11:29 am

    Does this lift only run in the summer ski season?

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  2. Charlie March 8, 2019 / 11:41 am

    In 2013 I rode it in late March, it was my first T bar ride.

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  3. Dhowe March 8, 2019 / 4:50 pm

    It runs all winter. In fact summer use will be coming to an end in the future as the glacier is receding

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    • Jonathan March 8, 2019 / 5:46 pm

      When I was there in the first week of January 2019, it did not run at all. Showcase T-Bar was the only one running. Maybe there was a little bit of maintenance that needed to be done

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  4. Robert Withey March 9, 2019 / 7:48 pm

    Due to glacier recession we need a lot more snow on the T-bar line to make it operable. It may not open this winter. Will need more snow to get it open for summer.

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    • Teddy's Lift World March 18, 2019 / 6:20 pm

      It currently hasn’t operated at all this year which is quite annoying. I was hoping to ride it and ski the glacier.

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      • AvocadoAndy March 19, 2019 / 11:23 am

        Not to mention it makes getting to 7th Heaven substantially harder. Brutal being able to see the top from Glacier Express and not being able to get to it.

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  5. mzg March 19, 2019 / 3:30 pm

    I thought this lift only operated in the summer.

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