PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Winter Hours and Dates of Operation*
|Winter 2013/14 Operating Dates
|November 28, 2013 - April 21, 2014||9 AM||3 PM|
Summer sightseeing is available from May 24 to September 21, 2014 and weekends only from September 22 - October 13, 2014. Visit Whistler PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Summer Sightseeing for more information and to book tickets.
*All operation dates, lifts and times are subject to change at any time. For current, up to date operations information, please contact 1.800.944.7853
What is the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola?
The record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is a feat of engineering that links Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains. Boasting the longest unsupported lift span in the world (3.024 kilometres or 1.88 miles), it is also the highest lift of its kind with an elevation of 436 metres (1,427 ft).
What is the PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience?
Sightseeing on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is a must do while in Whistler. A PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience ticket allows you to visit Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains in one day with a bird's eye view of the forest and the spectacular mountains, valleys and glaciers around Whistler. The silver glass-bottom gondola gives another unique view of the forest.
The Alpine Experience is more than just spectacular views. Once on the mountain top there are other things to do: enjoy the PEAK 2 PEAK Viewing Gallery and the Samsung Alpine Theatre (opening mid-summer 2013), casual and full service on-mountain dining.
How do I access the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola?
The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola runs between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains with terminals approximately two-thirds up the mountains. In winter, access to the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is via the Whistler Village Gondola.
How long does it take to ride the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola?
It is recommended that you give yourself at least 1.5 hours to ride the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola and return to the Village. If you are interesting in dining, taking lots of photographs or viewing the gallery, be sure to give yourself more time.
Is there anywhere to eat on the mountains?
Yes - each mountain has several restaurants for casual and full service dining. View Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain dining options.
What is the best time of year to ride the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola?
No matter what season you visit Whistler, the alpine is an incredible place to visit. Depending on the season you may see fresh and falling snow, alpine wildflowers and wildlife including bears, chipmunks, deer and marmots. You can also watch skiers, snowboarders and mountain bikers ride the mountains from the comfort of the cabin. Be sure to check the operating times and hours when planning your visit as these vary from season to season. Please note that in winter time to access the PEAK 2 PEAK you will need to walk through the snow - dress warmly and wear waterproof boots for comfort.
What is the PEAK 2 PEAK Viewing Gallery?
The Viewing Gallery is new for 2013. Years were spent of planning and constructing the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola with its signature red gondolas. Learn more about the ground-breaking engineering behind the lift in the PEAK 2 PEAK Viewing Gallery inside the terminal on Whistler Mountain. A raised glassed-in walkway enables visitors to view the machinery working and tablets show videos exploring the construction of the lift and Whistler's ski history. The Viewing Gallery allows visitors to appreciate the true scale of the project, adding a whole new dimension to the Alpine Experience.