Whistler to Open PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola on Dec. 12

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We’ve been waiting for a very long time, but in just 3 days Whistler Blackcomb and Red Bull will unveil the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola that will connect the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb.

Even if you can’t be there for this groundbreaking moment in ski industry history, the resort has made it possible for you to view the live webcast of this revolutionary event right from the convenience of your computer! Just head over to [http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/webcast] at 10:30 AM PST on December 12, 2008.

About the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

  • World Record-breaking $51 million gondola
  • Whistler Blackcomb’s fastest moving lift
  • Can accommodate up to 4,100 people per hour
  • Total ride time is approximately 11 minutes
  • Each cabin can hold 28 passengers: 22 sitting and 6 standing
  • There will be two glass-bottomed cabins with views of Fitzsimmons Creek from 1,427 ft above the ground

Make sure you put Whistler Blackcomb on your list for this season. With this new addition, your favorite parts of both mountains will be effortlessly accessible. Now you’ll be able to enjoy both mountains in one day without the hassle.