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Zenith Lake 60 - July 25, 1960 - Ekt[achrome]

Photographs of Pelion Mountain and Jack Bryan on Ossa Mountain in the Tantalus Range on July 25, 1960.

Captions:
001: "Zenith Lake 60 - Pelion [Mountain] from near col - July 25, 1960 - Ekt[achrome]"
002: "Zenith Lake 60 - Jack Bryan on Ossa [Mountain] - July 25 [19]60 - Ekt[achrome]"

[Ektachrome is the type of film used.]

Whitehorse [Mountain] - May 17-18 [19]53 - Norm[adol]

Photographs of a mountaineering trip to Washington, May 17-18, 1953. Photos show a bridge on the Sauk River, Three Fingered Jack, Whitehorse Mountain, Mt. Baker, John Holmes, Don Montgomery, Joe Hutton, Peggy Hutton, Ed Widmer, Jim Addie, Herb Jones, and Eugene McPherson.

Captions:
001: "Bridge on the Sauk R[iver] - John Holmes - Don Montgomery - Norm[adol]"
002: "Three Fingered Jack from Whitehorse [Mountain] - May 17 [19]53 - Norm[adol]"
003: "Mt. Baker from Whitehorse [Mountain] - May 17 [19]53 - Norm[adol]"
004: "Whitehorse [Mountain] snow slope at Peak - May 17 [19]53 - Joe Hutton - Norm[adol]"
005: "Whitehorse [Mountain] - May 17 [19]53 - Snow slope at Peak - Norm[adol]"
006: "Whitehorse [Mountain] - May 17 [19]53 - Snow slope at Peak - Don Montgomery - Norm[adol]"
007: "Whitehorse [Mountain] - May 17 [19]53 - Snow slope at Peak - Peggy Hutton - Norm[adol]"
008: "Whitehorse [Mountain] - May 17 [19]53 - Slope below Peak - Ed Widmer - John Holmes - Norm[adol]"
009: "Bridge on the Sauk R[iver] - May 18 [19]53 - Herb Jones - Eugene McPherson - Jim Addie - Norm[adol]"

[Normadol refers to Ansco Normadol fine grain developer, used to develop the photos.]

Whistler Traveller Magazine 2012

Whistler Traveller magazine from summer/fall 2012.
Table of Contents:
16 Whistler - Welcome to Sea to Sky Country
22 Before Whistler Was Whistler - A look back at Whistler's pioneers
32 Pure Whistler Adventures - Mountain playground for thrillseekers
37 Improving your Ride - Honing your mountain biking skills
40 Rainbow Lake Trail - Discover a treasure
44 Get on Board - Stand up paddleboarding
48 Black Beauties - Insight from Whistler's Bear Man
52 Tips from the Pros - Sharpening up your game with the local pros
59 Destination: Relaxation - Unplug, unwind and rejuvenate
66 Kitchen Q & A - Executive chef Stufano
69 Passion of the Sea - Discovering BC oysters
76 BC Wines - Your guide to the bes
80 Seeing Stars - Heavenly nights in Whistler
90 Winged Intelligence - Getting to know the clever ravens
92 RCMP - Law and order Canadian style
94 Pemberton - Discovering the fertile valley
96 Squamish - Exploring the outdoor recreation capital of Canada
106 Vancouver - The city
Local:
8, 10 Vibe - This 'n that ... Whistler style
12 Raves & Faves - A local's perspective
74 What We Love Now... - Try these!
Adventure:
26 Endless Activities - Your guide to adrenaline pumping fun from atv rides to ziplines
Taste:
62 Epicurean Indulgence - Where to go for everything from apres to artisan steak
Style:
84 Shopping - Check out the latest in fashion, art, gear and more
Calendar:
100 Whistler Events - What's happening
Where:
102 Local Maps - Find your way around Whistler Village and surrounding areas

Articles in the magazine include information on: sustainability, wildlife, Whistler amenities and things to do in the area, Whistler's pioneers, summer adventure activities, mountain biking, the Rainbow Trail, stand-up paddle-boarding, black bears, golf courses, spas in the Whistler area, recommended places to eat and drink, oysters, a BC wine guide, seeing the stars in the Whistler area, shopping in Whistler, Ravens, the RCMP, Pemberton, Squamish, a calendar of events and a map of Whistler Village.and an article about tourist attractions in Vancouver.

Whistler Museum & Archives Society Calendar Diary 1988

A Whistler Museum & Archives Society 1988 Calendar Diary. Contains monthly calendar pages from January-December 1988. Also contains numerous archival photos and captions as listed below;

  • "1921 Peak Experience viewing 7th Heaven?" : Alex and Myrtle Philip (in dark clothes) guide guests on a day's hike from Rainbow Lodge.
    -"She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes ..." : Myrtle Philip poses with officials of the Pacific Great Eastern (P.G.E.) railways by the 1935 ford with flanged wheels used to travel on the railroad.
    -"Whistler's First Hotel" : 1926 Deluxe accommodation - the Alta Lake Hotel - built and operated by Russ Jordan near the Alta Lake P.G.E. station near the south end of Alta Lake.
  • "Bring your own knap-sack" : Green Lake General Store: Saddle & Pack - J.C. Rougier, prop.
    -"Teddy Bear's Picnic!" : May 1926: Orphaned "Teddy Bear" was raised at Rainbow Lodge by Myrtle Philip. When grown, he was 'retired' to the Stanley Park Zoo in Vancouver, B.C.
  • "You should have seen the ones that got away!" : The day's catch: Myrtle Philip and guests at Rainbow Lodge, Alta Lake, B.C. c.1915.
    -"Ivan's Workout - Rainbow Style" : Ivan Ackery of Vancouver's Orpheum Theatre fame was a frequent guest at Rainbow Lodge, Alta Lake, B.C. c.1930.
  • "The Happy Gang" : The first picnic of the Alta Lake Community Club was held in 1923 at Rainbow Point. Mr. Harry Horstman presided with the coffee pot.
  • "Early Local Trapper":
    -August 1911: Lou Penniston and Myrtle Philip (right) pose with Charlie Barbour and John Miller (centre) at Mile 34 1/2 on the P.G.E. Railway - now the site of Function Junction. Miller Creek, named for John, flows southward from Alpha Lake.
    -John Miller and Charlie Barbour with Alex Philip (right) stand in front of Miller's cabin and chicken house. This recorded the first visit by the Philips to the Valley after a long walk from Squamish. John rented out bunks at 50¢ per night to travellers.
    -"On the Edge"
    • Sept. 10, 1923. Neal Carter on Wedge Mountain with Alta Lake showing in the background.
    • Sept. 12, 1923. Charles Townsend on the summit of Mt. Turner viewing Turner Glacier.
  • Myrtle and "the boys" trail riding at Rainbow Lodge, Alta Lake, B.C., with Armchair and Wedge Mountains in the background.
  • "Horsepower" : (Left to Right): Jack Jardine, Tom Neiland, Pat O'Neill and Jenny Jardine logging out poles in 1931 on Neiland's Ranch at Mile 34 1/2 near today's gravel pit at Function Junction. Wedge and Armchair Mountains show in the distance.
  • Christmas holidays in the 1920s at Rainbow Lodge, Alta Lake, B.C. :
    • Jean Tapley, followed by her sister Myrtle Philip skiing down "Lorimer Road".
    • Guest with Jean and Myrtle waiting for the train at Rainbow Station with the "Bridge of Sighs" in the background.
      -Mr. & Mrs. Coleman from Seattle with Myrtle, 1923.
    • Skating on Alta Lake, looking north.
      -"Peace, quietness and graciousness lives in the lives of those who have made this spot their home"
      The last pages also include a request for donations of pertinent material to the Museum and Archives, a brief history of the Alta Lake Community Club, Photography acknowledgements and a thank you for purchasing the calendar.

Transparencies

Photographs of the Whistler valley from afar, Whistler village, people golfing on Whistler Golf Course, an aerial shot of Blackcomb Mountain and Whistler Village under a fresh blanket of snow, a girl swimming in the lake, rock climbers, mountain peaks, and a bush growing on a rock.

The Rolling Whistler Review

The Rolling Whistler Review, Summer Solstice Issue, year unknown. A short newspaper dedicated to fiction, poetry and art by Whistler locals.

The Insiders' Guide to Whistler 07/08

The Insiders' Guide to Whistler from Winter 2007-2008. The booklet lists services and events happening in Whistler throughout the season.
Table of Contents:
Events 10
Enroute to 2010 16
On the Mountains 18
Activities 20
Beauty, Fitness and Spas 44
Shop 50
Galleries 64
Food & Drink 69
Party 90
Real Estate 94
Staying Overnight 97
Services 98
FAQs 100
Maps 106

The 'Doodle bug' on Wedge M[oun]t[ain] - Sept. 10, 1923

  • WMA_P88-01-053
  • File
  • September 10, [1923]
  • Part of Neal Carter

Photograph of Neal Carter on Wedge Mountain on September 10, [1923].

Caption: "The 'Doodle bug' [Neal Carter] on Wedge M[oun]t[ain]. - Sept. 10, 1923."

[Neal Carter has also traced a lake in view on the back of the photograph with a label written backwards so that if you hold the photo up to the light, the label appears superimposed on the image. The label reads Alta Lake.]

Summer Solstice Issue

The Rolling Whistler Review, Summer Solstice Issue, year unknown. A short newspaper dedicated to fiction, poetry and art by Whistler locals, called a "potpourri of local creativity."
Table of Contents:
1 Almost an editorial by Peter Vogler - a short introduction to the paper and information about print runs
2 Mountain Madness by the Great Brettski- a short article about the first Blackcomb Sextathlon
2 A Eulogy for Hippiedom by Sarah Dobell - a short article about hippie culture in the 1960s
3 The decay of the Whole gives rise to Its parts by Mark Bell - a poem
3 The Rock Poem by Mags - a poem
3 Mary by Stephen Vogler - a short fable
4 Giant Ants in My Apartment by Dean Eyre - a poem
4 In Verse With the Universe by Iole di Carlo - a poem
5-6 Nosing About With Bugsy by Peter Vogler - a travelogue about a roadtrip in Washington State
7 Assorted comics and drawings
8 Living on the Edge by Richard Gagne - a narrative about a backcountry skiing experience on Wedge Mountain

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