Travel Blogs from Whistler
... down the ski lifts so stuart took him back on the peek to peek and down the gondola ice cream in hand, just the 2 of them on getting back to ground stuart reflected that the initial gondola really wasn't that high after all!! We headed back to the holiday house and decided it was time for some well deserved beers so we started drinking on the balcony. Some of the group decided to go out for food after Harrison went to bed Steph Stuart and Sarah continued having a ...
... orange tags on the trees which got difficult when the tags started to show lower than the snow line! We had a few toilet stops and few snack breaks which were well deserved. After 5.5hours we agreed to eat the Mars Bars and walk what we thought might be the last 15minutes and if it's not there we would turn around. Boy did that Mars Bar make the world of difference! We all found new hope and energy and we made it to the lake! We found the only dry spot to sit which was on the top of ...
... it and my first ski run was pretty rubbish. The conditions were poor; the snow was churned up and sticky on the runs on the Emerald & Red Chair. As a result I decided to get higher, that is the Alpine Lifts – Peak, Harmony and Symphony. The snow fall from the night before meant there was plenty of powder around but the only thing complicating the situation was visibility. A new found appreciation for the Harmony lift area was a fitting end to my ...
... it seemed like every man and their dog were out the wait was around 45minutes and about 20 for the upper lifts once we were up there. This only lasted for a few hours tho as the size of Whistler Blackcomb spreads out people quite well once the morning crowds are dispersed.
Even with these crowds we were still able to find fresh tracks till late afternoon over on Whistler side and some places were very deep.
Considering the crowds we opted to skip ...
... was a bit of a late start but we made our way up Blackcomb at 9.30am and skied a few easy runs. Sometime this morning, Matt must have decided that he too needed to take me out on the slopes. He came up behind me, once again on a cat-track, and somehow managed to spectacularly bend my 5 day old pole - thanks bro. At about 11, we caught the Peak to Peak Gondola across to the Whistler skifield. This thing deserves a mention, its an engineering miracle (at least ...
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