Peak 2 Peak Gondola – Whistler Blackcomb, BC

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Track rope bollards at the Whistler drive terminal.
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Drive shaft and departure side at Whistler Station.
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Tower 2 with evacuation equipment.
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Looking back at Whistler Mountain and towers 1-2.
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The span between towers 2 and 3 is 1.88 miles.
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CWA 20-passenger cabin with leather seats.
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Slack carrier #21.
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Tower 3 on Blackcomb.
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Cabin parking at Blackcomb Station.
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Departure side on Blackcomb.
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Tower 4 and two cabins passing.
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Blackcomb Station from the outside.
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Inside the return terminal.
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Tower 4 and the station at Blackcomb’s Rendezvous.
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Tower 3 with evacuation gear.
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Another look at the big span.
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Tower 1 and crossing over Emerald Express.
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Outside view of cabin 20.
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Turnaround tire countour.
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Departure side at Whistler.
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View from Whistler towards Blackcomb.
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The drive station at Whistler’s Roundhouse.
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Tower 2 from below.
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You can ski right through the larger towers.
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Another shot of T2.
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Tower 1 saddles on Whistler.
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Looking into the drive station.
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Blackcomb Station during winter operations.
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2 thoughts on “Peak 2 Peak Gondola – Whistler Blackcomb, BC

  1. Cooper March 18, 2018 / 6:59 pm

    That is one huge lift. My question is. How do they get the gondolas into the garages without them dragging on the floor? The level walk in platforms would be a issue because there is no trench for the gondolas to go when heading for the parking rails.

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    • Max April 21, 2018 / 11:08 pm

      When the cabins are removed from the main contour to go on to the parking rails, a section of the contour lifts up with the cabin on it and then rotates to line up with the parking rails which are raised up a foot or two higher than the contour, allowing the cabins to move without hitting the floor. You can find videos on Youtube

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