I last blogged about the Sea to Sky Gondola after its first incident where its haul rope was maliciously cut in the middle of the night. (It was also unfortunately cut a second time the following year, but fortunately, there have been no incidents since then.) Despite being open on the Sea to Sky since 2014, I never found the opportunity to visit the attraction. This Christmas season, Grouse Mountain gave its passholders a special perk: free admission to the Sea to Sky Gondola. This was due to a lack of snow on Grouse Mountain, where passholders would normally be Continue Reading
Last year, I uploaded a dashcam video of the Sea to Sky highway driving northbound. Here is now the video in the opposite direction on a nice summer evening.
On August 10, 2019 in the early morning, the haul rope on the Sea to Sky Gondola was discovered to have snapped. The gondola was not in operation at the time of the incident. I went to take some photos of the aftermath.
The Sea to Sky highway (BC Highway 99) from Vancouver to Whistler is one of my favourite drives. It is both picturesque, and fun to drive with all the twists and turns. On this beautiful autumn day, I was heading to Whistler to check out the Turkey Sale, and was able to finally capture the drive in great weather conditions. Update: The dashcam video of the southbound journey is now available.