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Whistler [1]

Photographs of Whistler Mountain that include the gondola, Dag Aabye, and other skiers.

Each transparency is coded with "WZ" with a respective number.

B.C. Motorist Magazine, January-February 1967

The January-February 1967 (Vol. 6, No. 1) issue of B.C. Motorist Magazine published by B.C. Automobile Association containing the following articles:
"Teenage Drivers"
"Whistler - Hottest Ski Area in Canada"
"The Driving Lesson"
"Electric Autos Coming Back?"
"New Life for Old Totems"
"Fasten Your Seat Belts, Please!"
"Lake Country and Ghost Towns"
"Fishermen and Fish - The West Coast Troller"
"A Walk to Siwash Rock"
"Campbell River Loves the Sea"
"A Man and His Fossil Mountain"
Cliff Fenner used tabs on cover page and on pages 4 and 6 to indicate his photographs used in the magazine. These photographs are of Black Tusk, construction of the village in Whistler, and Dag Aabye (ski acrobat) on Whistler Mountain.

"Dag Aabye: The Last Ski Bum" Article

A page (B5) from the Vancouver Sun with an article about "Dag Aabye: The Last Ski Bum." The article covers Aabye's "ski bum" days in the 1960s, particularly his daring descent of The Lions on February 17, 1969, as well as his life since then. Included are two contemporary photographs of Aabye and one archival image of him skiing The Lions.

Ward, Doug

Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp 1969

A smiling group posing for the camera on a sunny day on the mountain.

Annotations on the reverse of the print read as follows:

"Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp - 1969 Summer

Back left: Dan Irwin (Can. Nat. team), Yves Benvene (Fr. Nat. team), Roddy Hebron (Can. Nat. team), Andy Schall (Rocky Mtn. Ski Champ.), Dag Aabye (Whistler Mtn.), Wayne Booth (Mt. Seymour), Toni Sailer (World & Olympic Champ.), Al Menzies (Apex Mtn.)
Front row: Alan White (Whistler; director Mt. Seymour), Nancy Greene (Can. & World Olympic Champ.), Karen Dotta (Can Nat. team), Colin Haffey (Can. Ski, S.A.), Roy Ferris (Director of Summer Camp).

Third Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp"

This photograph was published in Garibaldi News in the fall of 1969.

"Youngsters can't hold a ski to Dag Aabye" Article

Article from page A19 of the Vancouver Sun with one article about Dag Aabye, entitled "Youngsters can't hold a ski to Dag Aabye," by Jack Rogers. The author shares several personal memories of Aabye. (Rogers and Aabye were both employed by the Whistler Ski School from 1966 to 1969.)

Rogers, Jack

Slides 20

Photographs of a marmot, [Weart Mountain], [Wedge Mountain], Whistler Mountain including Dag Aabye doing tricks, other skiers, T-bar, and chairlifts.

FEN_02_02_020_001 labelled: "Hoary Marmot."
FEN_02_02_020_011 labelled: "Whistler Mtn Ski Area BC."

All slides are labelled with codes MING and MINW and respective numbers that correspond with written documents (FEN_04_03_02).

Slides 21

Photographs of Dag Aabye doing tricks, other skiers on Whistler Mountain, landscape views of Garibaldi Provincial Park, people exploring the Garibaldi area, camping on Snowcap Lake with a seaplane on the water, Garibaldi Mountain, Diamond Head, and a chalet in summer and winter.

FEN_02_02_021_006 labelled: "Skiing Whistler Mountain Garibaldi BC."
FEN_02_02_021_016 labelled: "Diamond Head and chalet Garibaldi BC, Summer."
FEN_02_02_021_017 labelled: "Diamond Head and chalet Garibaldi BC, Winter."
FEN_02_02_021_018 labelled: "Garibaldi from Diamond Head."

All slides are labelled with codes MING and MINW and respective numbers that correspond with written documents (FEN_04_03_02).

Whistler [2]

Photographs of Whistler Mountain, including chairlifts, Dag Aabye, other skiers, and ski runs.

Each transparency is coded with "WZ" with a respective number.

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