Armchair Glacier

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9 archival descriptions results for Armchair Glacier

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1974-2007

Photographs of the Whistler Valley from above, buildings in Whistler Village, mountain views, skiing, heli-skiing, The Gables on Blackcomb Way, buildings in Upper Village, snow-making, freestyle skiing, cross-country skiing, a festival, alpenglow, backcountry skiing on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain back bowls, glaciers, the Spearhead Range, chairlifts, gondolas, fireworks, ski runs, Green Lake, Alta Lake, sunrises and sunsets, Ziggy's Bowl, Joe Lammers skiing, 7th Heaven, Merlin's Bar apres ski, Blueberry Hill, Whistler Cay, Rainbow Park in winter, condominiums, Nicklaus North Golf Course, a freestyle ski competition on Whistler Mountain, and the 1993 Molson World Cup Downhill.

1988-1992

Photographs of ice fishing, kayaking, golfing, sunsets, Green Lake, Black Tusk, hiking on Blackcomb Mountain, canoeing on Lost Lake, waterfalls, Whistler Valley from afar, panoramic views, Alta Lake, canoeing the River of Golden Dreams, hiking on Whistler Mountain, Brandywine Falls, beaches, coastline, farms in Pemberton, Peoples Drug Mart, cabins, lakes, mountain views, a barbecue buffet, Whistler Golf Course, Chateau Whistler Resort, golf courses, Whistler Village, tennis, aerial photography, Lost Lake, rock climbers, swimming in the lake, Pemberton meadows, windsurfing on Alta Lake, night photography, swimming in a pool at a hotel, Blueberry Hill, views from the chairlift, Peak Chair, Garibaldi Lake, Howe Sound, the Stawamus Chief, Whistler Village development, wildflowers, flags in Whistler Village, hiking Singing Pass, heli-skiing, glacier lakes, a logging truck, mountain biking on Blackcomb Mountain, people eating on cafe patios, and Araxi restaurant.

George Benjamin Fonds

  • Benjamin
  • Fonds
  • [1968-1991]

Photographs including but not limited to the Canadian Garibaldi Championships [1968], freestyle skiing, avalanche patrol, First Aid Ski Patrol, chairlifts, Pacific Great Eastern train, Toad Hall, helicopter landings, kayaking, Zube's Mushroom House, marijuana growing, the Crazy Canunks in Aspen, Franz Wilhelmsen skiing in 1982, Whistler aerials, Tokum Corners, summers at Lost Lake and Nita Lake, George Benjamin's family, construction of Town Hall, squatters at Jordan's Lodge, flood damage and landscapes, Pemberton rodeo, skiing on Whistler Mountain, hang-gliding, Gelandesprung ski jump contest, competitive downhill ski races, recreational skiing, windsurfing on Alta Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the River of Golden Dreams, avalauncher gun, Pacific Great Eastern maintenance and train during a snowstorm, fishing on Alta Lake, Gondola Barn in Creekside, chairlifts on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse, Nancy Greene Summer Ski School, World Cup 1984, landscapes of Whistler, Pemberton, Mount Currie Rodeo, salmon smoking, and a party at Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake.

Jan 76 T2

Slide film of Armchair glacier, repairing a tread on a Snowcat, Jo Schnetztler, the top of the T-Bar gun platform, and John Hetherington in Ski Patrol uniform.

Photographs

Series consists of photographs taken by or of the Blaylock family, from the late 1960s to the 1980s or 90s, depicting locations, activities, and events in Whistler and the surrounding area.

The 'Twin Peaks' above Green Lake as seen from below Wedge M[oun]t[ain] - Sept. 10, 1923

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  • September 10, 1923
  • Part of Neal Carter

Photograph taken by Neal Carter of the Twin Peaks as seen from below Wedge Mountain on September 10, 1923.

Caption: "The 'Twin Peaks' above Green Lake as seen from below Wedge M[oun]t[ain] - Sept. 10, 1923 - also visible from Alta Lake."

Caption: "Cha[rle]s Townsend beside Cairn on Wedge M[oun]t[ain] summit. - 1:15pm Sept. 10, [19]'23"

[Neal Carter has also traced the tips of mountains in view on the back of the photograph with labels written backwards so that if you hold the photo up to the light, the labels appear superimposed on the image. The labels read East Twin Peak and West Twin Peak.]

Transparencies

Photographs of Whistler and Blackcomb from afar, a waterfall portion of a fast-moving creek, and Green Lake with Armchair/Wedge Mountain in the background.

Captions:
003: "Green lake with Armchair/Wedge"

Whistler Traveller Winter/Spring 2009/10

Tourism magazine providing information on the many amenities Whistler has to offer for the Winter and Spring seasons.

Table of Contents:

DESTINATIONS
p. 16: Whistler - welcome to sea to sky country!
p. 52: Squamish - the outdoor adventure capital of Canada
p. 70: Pemberton - the fertile valley to the north

LOCAL FLAVOUR
p.8, 10: Local Vibe - Whistler style
p.12: Local Raves & Faves - Lauralee shares her Whistler favourites
p. 14: Why Don't You - try this!

OLYMPICS
p. 24: Eternal Flame - the story behind the Olympic torch
p. 28: Olympic Mascots - the characters of the games
p. 74 - Proud To Be Canadian - Hosting the 2010 Winter Games
p. 78 - Gold Rush - Paralympic Profiles

DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
p. 58: Dining & Entertainment - an array of culinary delights
p. 60: What's Hot
p. 65: Chef Profile
p. 68: Liquid Dessert - Icewine
p. 70: Choose Wisely - Oceanwise

SPA & WELLNESS
p. 96: Eastern Therapy - shiatsu healing
p. 100: Heavenly Soak - hot tub etiquette

CULTURE
p. 56: The Vanished Village - what lies beneath

MAPS
p. 42: Ski Trail Map
p. 44: Cross-country Ski Map
p. 108: Local Maps

STYLE
p. 80: Shopping - take home a local treasure
p. 88: Native Arts - priceless tradition

ADVENTURE
p. 30: Things To Do - plan your adventure
p. 36: Backcountry Adventures - adrenaline pumping fun
p. 46: Winter Wonderland - off the slope adventures
p. 52: Lost & Found - the call of the brave

CALENDAR
p. 106: Whistler Events - what's happening during your stay

SAFETY
p. 86: Cougars - what you need to know if you encounter this local resident