Sea to Sky Gondola
Monty and the Crystal Team got the opportunity this week to go and check out the new Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish. The weather was amazing and so to was the views. This 10 minute gondola ride takes you 885 meters above sea level where you get breathtaking views of Howe Sound and its surrounding areas. The famous Squamish Chief and Shannon Falls are seen from a different perspective and should not be missed.
Once up, you can partake in a number of activities from the viewing platform to walking the interpretive loop walking trails to the spectacular Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge which accesses numerous hiking trails, rock climbing and backcountry routes. If you are feeling really fit, you can climb up the 885 meters from the valley floor all the way to the top and take the gondola down for only $10 or you could always head back the same way you came.
Monty getting ready to load What goes up, must come down
Monty taking a shot of the Crystal Team Heading back down
View of Howe Sound
I always stay at the Crystal Lodge when I travel to Whistler. Service is excellent, the location is perfectly central, and the rooms are well appointed. It's probably the best property you could possibly choose to stay at in terms of location and affordability. I have only stayed here for the past four years when visiting Whistler, by myself, with my boyfriend or with my family, and I will continue to give them my business.
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