Did You Know
The highest point the gondola is off the ground is 436m/1427ft over Fitzsimmons creek.
7.5 meters per second.
approximately 11 min.
one cabin departs every 49 seconds
4.4km/2.73miles (straight line)
Length of Unsupported Span
3.024km/1.88 miles (straight line between the two towers that are furthest apart)
above the ground is 436m/1427 feet over Fitzsimmons Creek
Number of Cabins
Capacity of Cabins
22 seated, 6 standing
2050 people per hour each way
Number of Towers
4 (2 on Blackcomb and 2 on Whistler)
Height of Towers
35-65 meters/100-213 feet
the two stationary ropes that the cabin rides upon-each rope is 56mm in diameter. Total length of the track rope with the sag is 4600m
the single rope that pulls the cars along the track ropes is 46mm in diameter. Total length of the haul rope loop with the sag is 8850m