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Peak 2 Peak Gondola
Canada

If you are an avid skier or don't overthink things, then taking this ride is another day at the office for you.


If you are anything like the roguishly handsome photographer of this panorama and you reflect on the engineering and potential hazards of utilizing the symbol of humanities bravado... hanging from a cable over 1500 meters in the air...  and then you have an insane panic attack the entire ride.

The largest gondola of it's kind in North America and among the largest in the world, this "sky ferry" gives skiers access to BOTH mountains, carrying them across a 4.4km stretch in approximately 10 minutes.

It's an incomprehensible feat of engineering that this photographer is happy to have frozen in time from the point of view of a group of unsolicited participants unwittingly along for the ride in this particular cable car.

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Copyright: Digital Properties.Ca Bryan Groulx
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Resolution: 11711x5855
Chargée: 23/02/2009
Mis à jour: 03/07/2014
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Tags: "peak 2 peak; whistler; gondola; blackcomb; british columbia; skiing"
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