Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Black Tusk Peak

Black Tusk full screen, originally uploaded by dooda.

Black Tusk is composed of volcanic rock. Located in Garibaldi Provincial Park the peak is easily visible epecially from the Sea-to-Sky Highway on the way to Whistler, British Columbia.

Monday, February 11, 2008

Huge Inukshuk on Whistler Mountain

Whistler 095, originally uploaded by gnell.

A nice shot of the massive Inukshuk statue partly covered in snow on top of Whistler Mountain ski resort in British Columbia.

Whistler Taboggan Ice Sculpture

whistler ice sculpture taboggan, originally uploaded by Tim in Sydney.

An ice sculpture of a taboggan outside the Roundhouse at Whistler.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Awesome Mogul Fields on Whistler Peak

Whistler Mtn, originally uploaded by puckles.

A beautiful picture of Whistler peak that clearly shows the vast mogul fields that cover the large glacier bowls on the top of Whistler mountain. Steep wide-open terrain to challenge the most confident skiiers and snowboarders that brave the descent.

Whistler Snowboarding Trip

Whistler Snowboarding Trip, originally uploaded by jsigharas.

The view from the top of Whistler peak is truely magical. With snow-capped mountains all around and often nothing but clouds below the view from the top makes for a heavenly picture. Perhaps that's why Blackcomb names one of it's upper lifts "7th Heaven"

Whistler Peak Weather Station

Whistler Peak Weather Station, originally uploaded by realaworld.

It's hard to believe anyone can get much weather information from the Whistler Peak Weather Station as it appears to be frozen stiff in this shot. Apparently the whistler peak webcam is somewhere up in that frozen mess. Visibility?

Mountain Biking on Whistler

Mountain Biking on Whistler, originally uploaded by innerORANGE.

Whistler isn't just a winter destination for skiiers and snowboarders. In the summer the mountain is a full-on mountain bike trail riding adventure. Whistler has become a favourite destination for extreme sports enthusiasts of all kinds, year round.

Hangboarding at Whistler Blackcomb

Dan at Whistler/Blackcomb, originally uploaded by HangBoarding.

How long until this becomes a new Olympic sport? Or at least a new popular trend just like snowboarding started out. This is a shot of Dan testing out a new hangboard design.

Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler 2007

Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler 2007, originally uploaded by Megan Cole.

A shot of the crowd at the Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler, Canada, 2007.

Looking Over the Clouds on Whistler

Whistler, originally uploaded by woaksie.

Awesome shot looking over a cliff on Whistler mountain from an altitude above the clouds.

Skiing on Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Blackcomb 6559, originally uploaded by Bl@ck Coffee.

Skiiers coming down through the rocks on Whistler Blackcomb mountain.

Friday, February 1, 2008

Another Whistler Village Picture

Whistler Village, originally uploaded by * Ahmad Kavousian *.

Here's another random photo of Whistler Village on a slightly cloudy day.

Whistler Village at Night

Whistler Village, originally uploaded by Steve Rosset.

A great photo of Whistler Village all lit up at night.