VALLEY TO PEAK | SANS GONDOLAS

Last month, Pangea Pod Hotel co-founder Russell Kling took part in The North Face Valley to Peak trail running race, a gruelling annual contest that sees long distance runners traverse 22.5 km of harsh terrain and ascend almost 2,000 metres to the top of Whistler Mountain. Here he tells the story of the race, aided by the stunning images of the event captured by local photographer Clint Trahan.

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Last month, Pangea Pod Hotel co-founder Russell Kling took part in The North Face Valley to Peak trail running race, a gruelling annual contest that sees long distance runners traverse 22.5 km of harsh terrain and ascend almost 2,000 metres to the top of Whistler Mountain. Here he tells the story of the race, aided by the stunning images of the event captured by local photographer Clint Trahan.

Scroll below to get the full story.

READY. SET. GO.

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ALL BUNCHED UP.

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RHYTHM OF THE MOUNTAIN.

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RUNNING WITH A VIEW.

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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK.

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GREEN LAKE.

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A TALE OF TWO RACES.

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THE SPECTATORS.

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RUNNING AT ALTITUDE.

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ONE FOR THE MANTELPIECE.

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BACK AT THE START.

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