We're standing on Mt Whistler looking accross to Mount Blackcomb The ride takes 11 minutes and travel 4.4 kilometres high about the valley.
One of the gondolas is passing us
For the technophobes, here are seome stats:
There are two pillons on each mountain omly with an unsuported span of 3.024km (1.88 Miles)
The rope that drags the gondolas is 46mm diameter and the total haul rope with slack is 8.85 km
It has to be one of the gratest gondola rides in the worled and the system was supplied and installed by Swiss Engineers (of course).
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