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Allingham, Margot

  • CA-BC-AM011
  • Person
  • fl. 1960s-1970s

Margot Allingham was a librarian at BCIT in Vancouver during the 1960s and 70s.

Alley, Andy

  • CA-BC-AA003
  • Person
  • fl. 1975

Andy Alley competed in the 1975 Mogul Bash on Whistler Mountain.

Aller, Dave

  • CA-BC-AD002
  • Person
  • fl. 1975

Dave Aller competed in the May 1975 Mogul Bash on Whistler Mountain.

Allen, Susan

  • CA-BC-AS007
  • Person
  • fl. 2008-

Susan Allen is a teacher at Myrtle Philip Elementary School in Whistler. She grew up in Trail, BC, later attending UBC in Vancouver before moving to Whistler.

Allen, Nick

  • CA-BC-AN001
  • Person
  • fl. 1993-1994

Nick Allen attended Myrtle Philip Elementary School, and then Whistler Secondary School. He later moved to Kamloops, BC.

Allen, Michael

  • CA-BC-AM002
  • Person
  • fl. 1992-

Michael Allen is an independent researcher who investigates the behavior and ecology of black bears (Ursus americanus). He has been studying black bears for 25 years, with the last 17 of those in the Sea to Sky Corridor. Michael's first experience watching bears in the Whistler area was at the Whistler Dump in 1992. His mission is to document the unique lives of individual bears through photography and observed behaviors so that people can better understand how a bear adapts to environmental changes brought on by man, climate, and other bears. He has led countless bear tours, talks, and education sessions in Whistler.

Allen, Gordie

  • CA-BC-AG008
  • Person
  • fl. 1960s-1970s

Gordie Allen moved to Whistler to ski in the late 1960s. He was a frequent visitor at the Nita Lake Toad Hall and eventually moved into the Soo Valley logging camp Toad Hall, though he did not appear in the famous "Toad Hall" poster. He moved to Rock Creek, BC in the mid-1970s where he worked as a commercial fisherman until he retired. He continues to live in Rock Creek today.

Allen, George

  • CA-BC-AG001
  • Person
  • fl. 1960s-1970s

George Allen was a photographer for Whistler Mountain.

Allen, Cathy

  • US-UT-AC001
  • Person
  • fl. 1966-1967

Cathy Allen is a former member of the US FIS National ski racing team. She studied voice at the University of Utah and taught skiing at Alta ski resort.

Allen, Brian

  • CA-BC-AB008
  • Person
  • fl.1980s-1999

Brian Allen and his wife Connie Allen lived in the town of Garibaldi, which was eventually moved to Pinecrest due to geological fears about the Barrier becoming unstable. The couple's lease to their land, upon which they’d built a home and workshop, was suddenly cancelled when the order in council came down and the decision to evacuate the town was made by the government. The couple were reportedly the last residents to leave Garibaldi townsite.

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