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Photo: Extreme Winter Skiing Mountain Picture

The majestic snowy mountain peaks are a challenge for skiers as they enjoy the dare of extreme winter skiing on the higher slopes of Whistler Mountain in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.

The upper slopes of Whistler Mountain are a challenge for any skier who enjoys the dare of extreme winter skiing. This skier rides the incline of the upper slopes of the mountain. The beautiful snow covered mountains which sit in the distance behind the skier adds to the winter scenery.

The town of Whistler got its name from the call of the hoary marmot. The marmot's warning is high-pitched giving the nickname the whistler. Native to North America, the marmot is the largest ground squirrel.

Whistler Blackcomb is a ski resort in the Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, Whistler, British Columbia. With 8,171 acres (3,306 hectares) of skiable terrain, this is the largest snow skiing area in North America. ... continue below the picture...


Extreme Winter Skiing Mountain Picture

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Extreme Winter Skiing Mountain Picture
Picture of the upper slopes of Whistler Mountain which is enjoyed by skiers for its extreme winter skiing.

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Whistler is a resort town in British Columbia, Canada. Mountain biking, hiking, via ferrata, fishing, golf, tennis, and white water rafting is what draws in most of the 2 million visitors to this resort town during summer and snowshowing, cross country skiing, skating and alpine skiing during the winter.

Whistler will host most of the alpine, Nordic, and sliding events for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Cypress Mountain near Vancouver will host the freestyle skiing and snowboarding events.

Skier on the upper slopes of Whistler Mountain, Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/4.5, exposure time of 1/640 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.

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Extreme Winter Skiing Mountain Picture
The majestic snowy mountain peaks are a challenge for skiers as they enjoy the dare of extreme winter skiing on the higher slopes of Whistler Mountain in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.
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Rolf Hicker
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