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Photographs of skiing, ski racing, a picnic on Whistler Mountain, chairlifts, group portraits, signs, events, restaurants, chairlift construction, Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake, Ski Scamps, Crazy Canucks Day at Whistler Mountain, Whistler Village, Sunrise Condominiums on Eagle Drive in Whistler Cay, Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain, portraits of Hugh Smythe, La Vallee Blanche restaurant, the Marquise hotel, aerial photography, Nancy Green Raine and Al Raine in front of Nancy Greene Olympic Lodge (Crystal Lodge), swimming pools, Meadow Park Sports Centre, weightlifting, the Village Stroll, chefs and people dining, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain trail map drawings by Murray Hay, the Rimrock Cafe at Highland Lodge, helicopters, Village Chair, ski school, docks on the lake, canoeing, Stephanie Sloan practicing ski ballet, the daycare in Whistler Cay/Nesters, Chalet Luise, Stoney's, Alpine Meadows, Green Lake, Lost Lake, Wedge Mountain, the Gondola Barn in Creekside, cross-country skiing, Alta Lake, apres ski, Molson World Cup Downhill, Roundhouse Lodge, and the Vale Inn.


Photographs of mountain views of Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, Garibaldi Provincial Park, the Coast Range, Wedge Mountain, and Mount Weart; skiing on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain; the 7th Heaven area and other areas of Blackcomb Mountain, the finish coral of the Molson World Cup Dowhill; ski racing; avalanches and avalanche control; golf courses; Whistler lakes; heli-skiing; chairlifts and T-bars on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain; cross-country skiing; sunrises, sunsets, and alpenglow; hang gliding; cabins on Alta Lake and squatter settlements; rafting on the Elaho-Squamish River; vacations to Victoria, Mexico, and the Cayman Islands; Lillooet Lake; Harmony Bowl; Symphony Bowl; Whistler Peak; Cheakamus Lake; Black Tusk; windsurfing in Howe Sound and on Whistler lakes; hiking; telemark skiing; backcountry skiing; snowboarding slalom races and halfpipes at the Westbeach Classic Snowboarding Contest; Flute Bowl; Singing Pass; Ski Scamps; mountain biking on Vancouver Island and in Whistler; the Valley Trail; climbers on the Stawamus Chief in Squamish; Halloween; Whistler Village construction; Village North; Whistler Village; Roundhouse Lodge; paraskiing; golf; the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon; gondolas; a concert on Blackcomb Mountain near Rendezvous Lodge; a marathon on Village Gate Boulevard; Garibaldi Lake; panoramic and fisheye views; Mountain Hosts; Whistler on the Lake; the construction of the Vale Inn; Creekside; the bell at the Garibaldi Ski School; apres ski; Umberto Menghi at one of his restaurants; kayaking; Myrtle Philip Elementary School; Telemark Place; Tantalus Lodge; Alta Lake Road; the Horstman T-bar and glacier; snow grooming; Ski Patrol; Base II; Blackcomb Mountain staff portrait including Nancy Greene Raine; the opening of Wizard Chair on Blackcomb Mountain; Alpine Meadows; and dogsledding.


Photographs of Whistler, Blackcomb, and Wedge Mountain landscapes, with some including Alpine Meadows, Green Lake, and Lost Lake. The contact sheet includes additional photographs with someone walking along a path with the Wedge Mountain behind.

Note: duplicate prints of some of the items, as well as a contact sheet that also includes photographs that are not included as prints in this file. There are also no corresponding negatives for this file despite being shown in the contact sheet.


  • GRI-01-57-066
  • File
  • January 1979 - April 1988
  • Part of Greg Griffith

Photographs of Black Tusk, Wedge Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain with the moon overhead, Whistler Mountain and the Coast Range, fisheye photographs of marshy and grassy areas, Alpine Meadows area with views of Green Lake and Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains in the background, and the Red Chair or Little Red Chair on Whistler Mountain with the sunset on the Coast Range in the background.

Week of February 28, 1979

Ski clothes; Whistler Mountain Alpine; Skiing; Lodge; chairlift line-ups; dinner event; town planning
02-20-53 on pg. 1. Caption: Betty Shore talks about Slim Fougberg while George Henry and Margaret Fougberg listen attentively.
02-20-05 on pg. 3. Caption: The Molson World Cup course workers enjoy a little R&R courtesy of Molson's after a hard day's work on the course on February 22.
02-20-22 on pg. 8 [top]: Caption: A portion of the head table. From the left, Shirley Henry, George Henry, Margaret Fougberg, Mrs. Campbell and Pi Campbell.
02-20-42 on pg. 8 [bottom]: Caption: Pi Campbell tries out the stocks!
02-20-45 on pg. 9 [top] Caption: (Above) Alex Marshall narrates during the School Board skit. Richard Scott photo.
02-20-35 on pg. 9 [bottom] Caption: (Below) Mike Dennison reads out the letter from Myrtle Philip.
02-20-18 on pg. 10. Caption: A sign of things to come! Skiers enjoy the powder on February 22 above the upper terminal of Lift #4 on Blackcomb Mountain.
02-20-56 on pg. 13. Caption: The new Whistler Village model on display at the Village display suite adjacent to the Municipal Hall.
02-20-34 on pg. 14. Caption: Co-winner of the Labatt"s X-Country Cup, Sue Holloway of the Skiers Club proudly displays the trophy.
02-20-57 on pg. 15. Caption: Another view of the new Whistler Town Centre summer model.
02-20-08 on pg. [16] or back cover. Caption: The site of the avalanche above Flute Creek in which a skier lost his life on Tuesday, February 20. Note how the sliding snow has uncovered bare ground.
02-20-52 appears in the March 7, 1979 issue on pg. 5. Caption: The School Board skit at the Slim Fougberg night at Pemberton -- Betty "Beach", Margaret "Merchant", Freda Mitchell, "The chief", Harry "Port-Cullis", Paul "Digs" and "Slim" MacDonald.
02-20-20 appears in March 7, 1979 issue on pg. 14. Caption: Diane Eby & Paul Burrows beside the weather station on Blackcomb Mountain.
02-20-06 appears in March 7 1979 issue on pg. 14. Caption: View of the top of the Whistler ski area from the helicopter.
02-20-21 appears in March 7, 1979 issue on pg. 15. Caption: Whistler as seen from the upper restaurant site on Blackcomb Mountain. The Roundhouse is in the centre of the picture.

Week of July 19, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to housing interiors; construction; outdoor patio; Al Raine; Chamber info book; Blackcomb summer operations; chairlift; gondola; mountain views; bridge; Wedgemount; Garibaldi Provincial Park; Camp Rainshine
Appears in July 22, 1982 issue:
02-277-145. Pg. 1. Caption: [right] Twelve months later, window washers shine up the building for its July 23rd opening.
02-277-150. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Workers repair damage done to the Lillooet bridge, which received unwanted alterations Tuesday from a truck too tall for a bridge too small.
02-277-46. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Debbie Cliffe, Whistler's new postmistress, has a smiled that would send any mail happily on its way. Cliff was formerly the assistant postmistress in Field, B.C. She has been handling her Majesty's Royal Mail since 1975.
02-277-139. Pg. 5. Caption: Halt! A barrier blocks the drive of an Alpine Meadows residence after ditching crew passed by.
02-277-144. Pg. 7. Caption: Hanging high, window washers polish up the Delta Mountain Inn for its July 23rd opening.
02-277-35. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom] Executive Chef David Hammonds readies his kitchen in preparation for the opening of Twigs, the casually elegant new restaurant in Delta Mountain Inn. Hammond, received his trainging in England, has had the opportunity to serve royalty, including Queen Elizabeth.
02-277-73. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom left] Not sculpture, but the art deco upholstered chairs in Twigs' holding bar, a spider-like perspective of a chandelier and and eight-armed oak hanger ready to hold your coat.
02-277-79. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom middle] See caption above
02-277-66. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom right] See Caption above.
02-277-147. Pg. 10. Caption: Rotarians enjoy their Bravery Luncheon July 16. They were guests of Delta Mountain Inn, which was giving its Twigs Restaurant staff a taste of the dining room in action.
02-277-57. Pg. 11. Caption: Whistlerites enjoy some of the gourmet treats served by the Gourmet, which recently completed its patio eating area outside in the Rainbow building in Sunshine Place.
02-277-55. Pg. 12. Caption: [left] Lance Fletcher, Co-owner of Stoney's, Fitzsimmons Building.
02-277-49. Pg. 12. Caption: [middle] Keith Inkster, Manager Blackcomb Lodge, Blackcomb Lodge.
02-277-47. Pg. 12. Caption: [right] Don Beverley, Public servant, Alpine Meadows.
02-277-132. Pg. 14. Caption: Virginia Meachin enjoys an early morning cup of java with two hikers who joined her Saturday hike down Whistler Mountain.
02-277-136. Pg. 18. Caption: Fresh off the assembly line is the Municipality's 4x4 multi-purpose truck. Among other chores the vehicle will tackle the job of plotting Whistler streets this winter.

Week of October 25, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to portraits; Paul Burrows; David Murray; Felix Belychek; Gary Athans; Glen Wurtel; Lorne Borgal; Gondola Village Construction; helicopter; mountain views; fire; firefighters; waterfall and river rapids; small airplane crash; Rotary Club; Susan Musgrave poetry reading
Appears in October 25, 1984 issue:
02-411-B-2. Pg. 1. Caption: Burning debris coming out of a chimney at this Drifter Way house started a fire that caused an estimated $50,000 damage according to Whistler's fire chief Lindsay Wilson. The blaze was reported at 9 p.m. Monday and was brought under full control within 45 minutes. At the time, no one was in the house, which belongs to Kelly Fairhurst.
02-411-A-32. Pg. 5. Caption: The Canadian National Ski Team added $2,500 towards training more World Cup Winners through funds raised at Whistler Mountain's Mouton Cadet Spring Festival this year. Dave Murray, director of skiing for Whistler Mountain, presents the cheque to (l-r) national team members Felix Belzyck, Chris Kent and Gary Athans. New men's coach Glenn Wuertele was also on hand at the Vancouver Ski Show where the cheque was presented. National team members such as Todd Brooker, Dee Dee Haight, Rob Boyd, Mike Carney, Wade Chritie, as well as Belzyck and Athans will also be at the Oct. 31 ski team benefit at Dusty's in Whistler.
02-411-C-14. Pg. 6. Caption: The water looks frozen but that's still a few weeks away. It's a long exposure that fools the eye in the photo taken Saturday on the Cheakamus River just north of the Cheakamus Canyon. But winter is coming, and on the top of nearby mountains over a metre of snow has fallen and shows no signs of melting.
02-411-B-25. Pg. 7. Caption: The Baxter Group's condole development in the gondola area is just the beginning, and planners are now deciding how work in the rest of the area will proceed.
02-411-C-11. Pg. 8. Caption: Members of the Whistler Rotary Club are raising money for their programs this fall by selling firewood. Working Saturday to fill remaining orders are, left to right: Bill Wallace, Don MacLaurin, Bob Brown, Paul Burrows, Richard Heine, Brian Brown, Sid Young and a visiting Rotarian from New Zealand.
02-411-B-19. Pg. 11. Caption: Lorne Borgal, president of Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation, introduced a slide presentation celebrating the 20th year of incorporation for the firm at the Granville Island Hotel Thursday. A reception preceded and followed the catchy slide show attended primarily by members of the ski industry in Vancouver.
02-411-C-32. Pg. 15. Caption: [right] At right, Whistler Volunteer firemen prepare to enter a burning house in Alpine Meadows Monday night. It was also a test for the fire department's new command procedure, which chief Lindsay Wilson says worked well under pressure.

Week of October 4, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to Whistler Village; tractor; exercises; Brownies; children's activities; mountain views; Whistler Conference Centre; awards; building a boat; The Downhill Shop; Valley Inns; signs; medical clinic; Niels Petersen Band
Appears in October 7, 1982 issue:
02-301-27. Pg. 1. Caption: Whistler's Brownies rekindled the campfire spirit Oct. 4 when they gathered at Myrtle Philip School for the first meeting of the year.
02-301-121. Pg. 2. Caption: Parking problems -- is there light at the end of the tunnel?
02-301-126. Pg. 2. Caption: See caption above.
02-301-129. Pg. 2. Caption: See caption above.
02-301-6. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Municipal crews levelled out the roller-coaster surface of the former construction campsite to ready it for winter parking. Administrator Geoff Pearce reported that the work was done at minimal cost. A decision has not yet been made as to whether the site will be used for free parking, pay parking or employee parking.
02-301-10. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] The winning team (minus one key player -- Mick Maloney), who put together Whistler's weekly miracle, the Question, which was judged top in its class by B.C. and Yukon Community Newspapers Association Oct. 2.
02-301-72. Pg. 5. Caption: T'is the season to get sawing and chopping. These Alpine residents seem well prepared for winter's onslaught.
02-301-93. Pg. 6. Caption: [top left] Terry Rodgers, Alderman, White Gold Estates.
02-301-31. Pg. 6. Caption: [top middle] Don Biggar, Consulting Engineer, Alpine Meadows.
02-301-91. Pg. 6. Caption: [top right] June Paley, WMSC Hostess, Whistler Cay (MDC)
02-301-112. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom left] Parts of the old ventilation system from Peter's Underground, which were removed by workmen Oct. 3.
02-301-109. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom right] Staff member at Peter's Underground shows the newly installed pizza oven, which is part of the renovations Peter Skoros plans for the winter season.
02-301-117. Pg. 8. Caption: Members of the Niels Petersen Band. Niels Petersen (lead vocals), Connie Lebeau (base guitar), Christopher Allen (Harp) and Gary Petersen (drums) warm up an act that will be entertaining Whistlerites all winter. The band will be appearing at Tapley's and at the Brass Rail throughout the ski season.
02-301-78. Pg. 9. Caption: A crew of landlubbers helped hoist the deck onto the sleek craft which Cress Walker and Paul Clark have been building all summer long in the driveway of their Alpine Meadows home.
02-301-21. Pg. 10. Caption: Dryland downhill training -- Dave Murray takes Blackcomb and Whistler Ski club members through some of the exercises that helps limber up skiers for the season opening.
02-301-105. Pg. 12. Caption: [bottom] Dennis and Judy Waddingham display the new sign painted by Charlie Doyle, which hangs outside their store in Whistler village. Opening day will be before the mountains begin their season.
02-301-102. Pg. 16. Caption: Mac Pac Ad left Adventures West
02-301-98. Pg. 16. Caption: Mac Pac Ad Right Whistler Vale