Peak to Peak: Building the World's Biggest Gondola
Watch July 10, 6:00pm
Duration: 45min
For more than a decade, the owners of Whistler-Blackcomb ski resort dreamt of tying their two mountains together. With the Vancouver 2010 Olympics approaching, there was no better time. Peak to Peak gives us a front-row seat on the race to build the highest, longest, and most technically challenging ski lift in the world. The gondola was an entirely new design and would have to span a wide, deep and notoriously windy valley. With reputations and millions of dollars on the line, this was no easy build. But to set records you've got to take risks.
Additional Broadcast Dates
Mon, Jul 10 at 10:00pm
Fri, Jul 14 at 11:00pm
Sat, Jul 15 at 2:00pm
Sun, Jul 16 at 6:00pm
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