Magic – Whistler Blackcomb, BC

Yan bottom terminal during summer operations.
Whistler Trip 003
Tri-leg tension/return station.
Whistler Trip 130
Fixed top drive terminal.
Whistler Trip 132
View down the line from the top.
Whistler Trip 002
Lift line as seen from Wizard Express.

3 thoughts on “Magic – Whistler Blackcomb, BC

  1. Phoenix March 7, 2020 / 6:47 pm

    What’s the super tall tower at the bottom for? Is there a tensioning weight inside?


    • Skier April 12, 2020 / 10:31 pm

      Yes there’s a counterweight in there


  2. skitheeast January 31, 2021 / 11:51 pm

    This lift would make a lot of sense to go detachable for two reasons. A) It anchors the Blackcomb beginner area and beginner lifts are best as detachable, which Vail knows as they have upgraded lifts accordingly elsewhere in the empire. B) When the gondola goes down, which is not as frequent as it once was but still happens occasionally, this lift is the sole way out of the base and up to Base II and it becomes a nightmare.


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