Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The Big Trip Part IV

Day 4: Whistler

We headed into Whistler in the morning to go up the mountains. We took the gondolas up Whistler.

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The whole trip I tried to take pictures with Christmas cards in mind. Just to show my friend Susan that her kids are not the only ones.

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More photo ops with the Olympic rings at the top of the gondolas

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You could take a short hike down a ways and take a chair lift up to the very top of the mountain. It was cold but we did it anyway.

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The last photo shows the hiking trails at the peak. I wish we had been more appropriately dressed and we could have gone for a short hike. It probably had some beautiful views.

After the chair lift we hiked back up the gondola landing. It was a lot tougher go up than going down. Next we went on the Peak 2 Peak gondolas that take you to Blackcomb.

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We went across and got right back on to check out the glass bottom gondola.

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Not all that exciting. At least we didn't sit through the very long line that was on the Whistler side. After a trip back across to Blackcomb, we had lunch in the cafe and took chairlifts down.

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On our way back to Squamish, we stopped at Brandywine Falls to check out the scenery.

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Kristin said...

Just gorgeous. The pic of the kids in front of the inukshuk would be a great card photo. What on earth is B doing with his tongue in the other photos????

Sarah said...

He's sticking out his gum I believe. Gross!