Monday, July 19, 2010

Whistler July 9

For Nick’s 31st Birthday I took him to Whistler for some outdoor adventures.  Here are some pictures from our first day up there on July 9th:

Whistler Day 1-3
On the main road to Whistler called the Sea to Sky Highway we saw a GIANT dog jammed in the back of an old Volvo

Whistler Day 1-7
These are the mascots from the 2010 Winter Olympics

Whistler Day 1-9
At the base of Whistler there was a HUGE mountain biking course

Whistler Day 1-15
On the gondola ride up Whistler we saw a bunch of black bears and baby ones too

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Waiting for the gondola at Whistler to go to Blackcomb

Whistler Day 1-35
The gray ones have a glass bottom so you can see down below

Whistler Day 1-42
Breathtaking mountain ranges

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The glass bottom

Whistler Day 1-50 
Blackcomb is yonder

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Olympic bobsleds

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This is the famous Inukshuk icon of the 2010 Winter Olymipcs

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Lots of mini rock piles

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We rode the Peak Express ski lift to the highest peak on Whistler, the ride down was SCARY!
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On the way down we saw another black bear

Whistler Day 1-192
We had ice cream at a creamery called Cows

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Standing in the Olympic rings

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