Grouse Mountain, The Peak of Vancouver
The "9pm Synchro" Shoot - 11pm PST March 20, 1998
Vancouver, BC Canada (actually the mountain is in North Vancouver)
Dimensions of QTVR 420*240
Welcome again to The Peak of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain!
Shoot number three for the day.
As this pano comes into view you'll see the lights of Vancouver and beyond: Richmond, Delta, and Surrey. They are even illuminating the clouds above.
So the weather held out -- no rain or snow today. A great first day of spring here on the west coast of Canada. It's been an extra special day for me, having one of my sisters visit from the Nation's Capital, Ottawa. An ideal way to show her some of the super sights around Vancouver and for me to get some extra built-in assistance. My wife and sister have once again proven to be invaluable.
As mentioned in the daytime shoot, you are at mid-station. It's where you arrive when you take the Skyride up the side of the mountain, or hike up the Grouse Grind Trail. The buildings you see as you pan around are the ski school, rental and repair huts.
There are a number of large wooden carvings around Grouse Mountain. The three you see in this panorama represent our professional sports teams: Canucks - NHL, Grizzlies - NBA, Canadians - Triple 'A' baseball. The other sculptures around the hill depict various animals and some area pioneers. They're all carved by chain saws.
There is an ice skating rink close to the chalet. Inside are the restaurants "Grouse Nest" and "Bar 98" with some incredible night (and day) views, as well as the Theatre in the Sky, a cafeteria, some gift shops, and a beautiful large fireplace.
This panorama is a QTVR 1.0 version to cater to the widest numbers of viewers as possible. To see higher and multi-resolution movies please visit my web site. I'd like to thank Grouse Mountain for their cooperation in obtaining these photos. If you'd like to see more about the mountain visit my web site for a link to the mountain.
Last ironed by Rabbett on: Friday, April 24, 1998.