1999
Aug 08

Wedge . . . back in the day

By Trevor 1999, Whistler Comments Off

Growing up in the Alpine Meadows area of Whistler, Wedge mountain was the main attraction looking out our living room windows. Its height of 2892m (9488 feet), makes it by far the tallest mountain in the Whistler area, and damn near Everest-like in our Coastal lowlands. Its architecture seems almost perfect from the right vantage point. The South side of the ‘wedge’ is amazingly uniform and consistent, and I can’t think of a more inviting face to ski.

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The South face, as seen from many parts of Whistler Valley, including my family’s cabin. Perfect for my 215cm DH boards.

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