Sea to Sky Highway

SEA TO SKY HIGHWAY (Hwy 99) runs 37 km along the east side of HOWE SOUND between HORSESHOE BAY and SQUAMISH. Originally called the Seaview Hwy, it was first carved out by labourers during the Depression as a rough track from BRITANNIA to Murrin Lk. It was 1955 before BC began constructing a road to link Squamish to the Lower Mainland. The highway, blasted out of the mountainside at a cost of $10 million, opened on 7 Aug 1958. With the development of ski facilities at WHISTLER, the paved highway...

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