Cardinal Concrete has been fortunate enough to be a part of many unique and interesting projects throughout the Sea to Sky corridor during our over 40 year history.
We were the concrete supplier for the Whistler Sliding Centre, the Whistler Olympic Park and portions of the Sea to Sky Highway upgrade project. We were also a part of the world record holding Peak to Peak Gondola, which links Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains together. Most recently, we supplied concrete to the new Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish.
Project Profile: Sea to Sky GondolaFriday, May 16, 2014-Gondola Fact Sheet Ride Time 10 minutes Total Distance 1.9 km from the base to the summit lodge. The gondola climbs 850m to reach an elevation of 885m above Howe Sound Number of Towers 14 Number of Cabins 20 Capacity of Cabins 8 passengers Total Capacity 600 passengers per hour
Project Profile: Peak to Peak Gondola WhistlerFriday, December 12, 2008- Project Description At 3,024 metres, the unsupported span between two of the four soaring support towers is the world’s longest. When each of the 28 cabins sways 436 metres above Fitzsimmons Creek, they reach the highest such point on the planet. At a cost of $51 million, the gondola is the most expensive lift […]
Project Profile: Whistler Sliding CentreWednesday, December 19, 2007-Project Description Located on Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, BC The Whistler Sliding Centre is a combined bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton venue featuring a 1700 m concrete track with a spectator capacity of 11,650. The location was chosen because of its suitable terrain and proximity to Whistler Village. Although not the longest sliding track in the […]