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Whistler Just Got A New Sky-Scraping Suspension Bridge

Whistler Suspension Bridge

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It may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but the sky-scraping Whistler Suspension Bridge is officially open for business.

Officially named the Peak Suspension Bridge, this incredible structure is one of the highest of its kind in the world. Standing at an soaring 7,200 feet above sea level, it isn’t hard to believe.

The new bridge spans the length across the West Ridge to the peak chair, which crosses high over the Whistler Bowl. Specifically, the bridge is 130 metres across, so visitors have ample opportunity to tremble while crossing

In addition, the West Ridge Lookout has a of viewing platform with 360° views from Whistler’s Peak.

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Whistler Suspension Bridge

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Visitors have already taken to social media to share images of the soaring overpass. With snow still dotting parts of the mountain ranges, the sky-high bridge looks truly magical. What’s more, the view from the structure provides stunning, panoramic vistas of the surrounding area.

So, if you are brave enough to breathe while crossing, you’re in for an optical treat.

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The suspension bridge is just one part of Whistler Blackcomb’s impressive $345-million Renaissance project. In fact, they’re looking to add a lot of attractions to the area including a weather-independent adventure centre with waterslides, waves, rope swings and caves.

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