WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine 2005-2006
Part of Mary Newman Fonds
The WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine for the 2005/2006 season.
Table of Contents:
10 Dropping In - Whistler Blackcomb's historic anniversary year.
12 Quick Hits - What's new this year, plus info on demos, ski schools, rentals and a full event calendar.
20 Family Focus - From the new Tube Park and Family Zones to the Whistler Kids program, Whistler Blackcomb has something for everyone.
24 Striving for Sustainability: Whistler Blackcomb's quest for environmental excellence.
26 Summer Adventure at its Peak - Biking, hiking and sightseeing high in Whistler's alpine.
28 WB Magazine's Food and Drink "Best Of" list.
30 The Science of Snow Reporting - A day in the life of Anton Horvath, avalanche forecaster.
34 Maintaining the Highest Level - It's all in the grooming.
36 A Tale of Three Retailers - Can-Ski, Westbeach and Showcase Snowboards
40 Dual Mountain Milestone - An Olympic dream grows into at 40th birthday for Whistler and 25th for Blackcomb.
46 Big Mountain Adventure - Pros describe some of their best days even on Whistler Blackcomb from Air Jordan and Spanky's Ladder to the new Peak to Creek Zone.
52 Exposed - WB Magazine's photo feature.
58 - Essential Equipment - Our 2005-06 gear guide.
80 - Local Knowledge - Some of the mountains' best kept secrets.
Includes information on: Whistler Blackcombs anniversaries, upgrades on the ski hills, building the Whistler Sliding Centre, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival's 10th anniversary, Whistler Blackcomb Ski Schools, things to do in and around Whistler, sustainability efforts, summer events, food and drinks in Whistler, the science of snow reporting, how the mountain is groomed, three ski retailers (Can-Ski, Westbeach and The Shop), some pros describe their favourite spots on the mountains to ski, a photo collection from the Whistler Blackcomb area, a guide to buying new ski gear, and a local's knowledge section about the best ski runs.