Google View on Whistler slopes!

Where are the Mars Bars…

Leave it to Google Maps to take it to the next level. Yep they have done a street view of Whistlers sky runs just in time for the Olympics. Check them out and see where you would like to sky next year when the slopes have less competition.The Google snowmobile is equipped with a full Street View camera system. In typical scrappy Google fashion, they were able to put it together over the course of a few weekends using extra pieces from Street View cars, some 2x4s, some duct tape, and a lot of extra hard drives (keeping them running properly in the freezing conditions was one of our major concerns).

They got in touch with the folks at Whistler Resort to discuss this slightly crazy idea… amazingly they were just as enthusiastic. In fact, they even suggested photographing the roads and paths of Whistler Village.