Vancouver – Squamish – Sea-to-Sky

The Squamish Sea-to-Sky gondola is new. It opened in May 2014 at a cost of 22 million Canadian dollars. It goes up to 885 m above sea level and is spectacular to ride. The godolas are fairly small with glass all around so the view is not obstructed.

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We had clear skies, no wind and warm temperatures so the conditions were perfect. No haze or clouds. On the top there is of course a end station and a nice restaurant with a big deck out towards the valley.

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From the deck to another view point was a suspension bridge. Fortunately I have very little vertigo so I had no problem crossing it, but I can see that might be a problem for some.

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From the end of the bridge were several prepared trails and we took the longest.

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The view from some points was great and supports my claim that Vancouver is special having these surroundings.

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It was a day to remember, I really enjoyed everything and I put it high up may be on the top of “must-see” in Vancouver. The combination of fresh air, good trails, forest and great views is very special.

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