Whistler’s legendary Peak Express transports millions of mountaingoers annually, carrying skiers and snowboarders (and even the occasional wedding) above some of the heaviest terrain Whistler has to offer.

Episode 2 of Powder Magazine’s Iconic Lifts series tells the epic story of Whistler’s Peak Express, including its birth as a response to Blackcomb’s 7th Heaven t-bar, back when the two mountains were rivals.

Watch the short video here: