Canada’s highest suspension bridge to open in May: Golden Skybridge traverses canyon 426 feet up

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Canada’s tallest suspension bridge to open in May: Photos reveal an exciting new walkway that allows visitors to cross a canyon at a staggering 426 feet

  • ‘Golden Skybridge’ will be either thrilling or nail-biting depending on the individual visitor’s head for heights
  • The Golden Skybridge, near the town of Golden, will actually consist of not one but two suspension bridges
  • The bottom one hangs at a height of 80 meters, making it Canada’s second highest suspension bridge

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Hiking in Canada takes it to another level.

The highest suspension bridge in the country opens in May, allowing hikers to cross a canyon in British Columbia at an altitude of 130 meters.

Crossing the walkway, the ‘Golden Skybridge’, will be either thrilling or nail-biting depending on the individual visitor’s head for heights.

When the Golden Skybridge, pictured, opens in May, it will be the highest suspension bridge in Canada at 426 feet

When the Golden Skybridge, pictured, opens in May, it will be the highest suspension bridge in Canada at 426 feet

Golden Skybridge offers dramatic 360-degree views of expansive alpine vistas and breathtaking views of a 61-meter waterfall

Golden Skybridge offers dramatic 360-degree views of expansive alpine vistas and breathtaking views of a 61-meter waterfall

Golden Skybridge offers dramatic 360-degree views of expansive alpine vistas and breathtaking views of a 61-meter waterfall

The Golden Skybridge, near the town of Golden, will actually contain not one but two sprawling suspension bridges, the lower one hanging at a height of 80 meters – still high enough to make it Canada’s second highest suspension bridge. .

The experience offers dramatic 360-degree views of expansive alpine vistas and breathtaking views of a 61-meter waterfall.

The two bridges will be connected by a forest trail totaling three kilometers (1.8 miles) long, and viewing platforms will provide guests with more opportunities to admire the scenic landscape.

A courtyard and cafe on the experience base, meanwhile, ‘will provide’ the perfect resting places before and after the mountain trip, ‘says the behind the bridge company, adventure tour company Pursuit, who will operate it in partnership with a group of local developers led by Paul Deutsch and Rav Soomal.

The Golden Skybridge (pictured), near the town of Golden, will actually contain not one but two sprawling suspension bridges, the lower one hanging at a height of 80 meters - still high enough to make it the second highest suspension.  bridge in Canada

The Golden Skybridge (pictured), near the town of Golden, will actually contain not one but two sprawling suspension bridges, the lower one hanging at a height of 80 meters - still high enough to make it the second highest suspension.  bridge in Canada

The Golden Skybridge (pictured), near the town of Golden, will actually contain not one but two sprawling suspension bridges, the lower one hanging at a height of 80 meters – still high enough to make it the second highest suspension. bridge in Canada

David Barry, the president of Pursuit, said: “At Pursuit, we are focused on connecting guests with iconic places through unforgettable and inspiring experiences.

The Columbia Valley is one of those remarkable places uniquely positioned to provide a stunning yet accessible mountain experience. Whether staying in Golden or making a stopover on your journey between Alberta and British Columbia, the Golden Skybridge is quickly becoming an iconic experience for Canadian and international visitors alike. ‘

For more adventurous explorers, the Golden Skybridge will also have a tandem bungee swing and 1,200-foot zipline across the canyon, opening later this summer.

The two bridges that make up the Golden Skybridge experience will be connected by a forest path totaling three kilometers (1.8 miles) long and viewing platforms will provide guests with more opportunities to admire the scenic landscapes

The two bridges that make up the Golden Skybridge experience will be connected by a forest path totaling three kilometers (1.8 miles) long and viewing platforms will provide guests with more opportunities to admire the scenic landscapes

The two bridges that make up the Golden Skybridge experience will be connected by a forest path totaling three kilometers (1.8 miles) long and viewing platforms will provide guests with more opportunities to admire the scenic landscapes

The mountain town of Golden is located in southeastern British Columbia, 90 minutes from Banff, and is surrounded by six Canadian national mountain parks.

Historically known as a paradise for outdoor adventurers, the mountain community is heralded as a perfect base camp to explore pristine mountain landscapes.

The city is also a popular stop for visitors traveling between Calgary, Banff, the Okanagan and Vancouver.

Visit for more information on the Golden Skybridge goldenskybridge.comFor more information about visiting Canada go to www.explore-canada.co.uk

The Golden Skybridge also has a tandem bungee swing and 1200m zipline that spans the canyon opening later this summer

The Golden Skybridge also has a tandem bungee swing and 1200m zipline that spans the canyon opening later this summer

The Golden Skybridge also has a tandem bungee swing and 1200m zipline that spans the canyon opening later this summer

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