Peak Express – Whistler Blackcomb, BC

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Bottom terminal with indoor cabin parking for every chair.
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Return terminal during summer sightseeing.
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Riding up.
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Tower 4.
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T5.
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Tower with avalanche guard.
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Towers 8-9.
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T10.
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Breakover towers 11-12.
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Arriving up top.
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Top terminal and last two towers on the edge.
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The breakover.
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View down line.
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Lower lift line.
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The chairs are parked nightly in winter and also have slatted backrests for wind tolerance.
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Arriving at the base.
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Looking into the cabin parking.
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Lift line in winter.
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Another view of the return at the top.
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Doppelmayr Worldbook entry.
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5 thoughts on “Peak Express – Whistler Blackcomb, BC

  1. Duncan N. January 12, 2018 / 8:58 am

    The worldbook entry you put in states that the lift can run with gondolas in the summer, but it doesn’t look like there were any in your summer photos. Why is it that they didn’t use that?

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    • Andrew April 11, 2018 / 10:37 am

      It doesn’t operate with gondolas anymore, though I’m not completely sure if it ever did in the first place. However, they did design it to be able to.

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  2. Ben March 23, 2018 / 6:37 pm

    What kind of terminals?

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    • Andrew April 11, 2018 / 10:43 am

      I would imagine that these are some combination of terminals that allows it to run chairs and gondolas. I’m don’t know what it is exactly, but the DT grips that this lift operates with could mean it’s a combination of multiple stations, though it looks kind of like it’s a Spacejet combined with what could be an early version of a UNI-G which came out just 2 years after this lift’s construction.

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      • Thomas Jett July 1, 2018 / 5:26 pm

        It looks really similar to the UNI-M III terminals with maintenance bay, but this has glass sides. I’d call it a UNI-M III.

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