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- January 31, 1985
Part of Whistler Question
Photographs including but not limited to portraits; classroom or meeting; downhill skiing; ski gear; Pacific Western ProTour; chairlift; Canadian Paraski team; Andreas Kikauka Whistler Mountain Keg Challenge;
Appears in January 31, 1985 issue:
02-380-16. Pg. 2. Caption: Education Minister Jack Heinrich explains a funding formula to his audience at Howe Sound School District offices in Squamish Monday night. They suggested he go easy on the chalk -- there isn't much money for that sort of thing, apparently.
02-380-51. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Helicopters were used to airlift in tons of cement to re-stabilize. Tower 12 after Thursday's malfunction.
02-380-68. Pg. 8. Caption: Mentally handicapped kids had a chance to try their skiing skills Saturday on the PWA Pro Tour Course on Blackcomb. A handicapped skier (right) is directed by one of the many volunteers who helped.
02-380-32. Pg. 11. Caption: Fans turned out to PWA's Pro Tour race Saturday and Sunday on Blackcomb to see Sean Murphy win his first race on the circuit. Some fans even made their own banjo music at the race.
Part of Mike Hurst Fonds
Whistler-themed magazine, published by Paul Burrows, containing the following articles:
"Shopping Around the Valley: A potpourri of gifts, treats, and activities available from the merchants of Whistler"
"A Skier's Guide to the Dual Mountains: For the uninitiated, an introduction to skiing opportunities on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain"
"A Collection of Whistler Snowbirds: Artist Isobel MacLaurin prepared these works in watercolour and ink of the winged wildlife of winter"
"A Taste of Whistler: Six of Whistler's finest chefs and a selection of their dishes make us a composite Coast Mountain meal"
"For the Love of Nordic Skiing: The Lost Lake cross-country trail system will be longer and better groomed than ever this year"
"The Whistler Resort Guide: Twenty-four pages of everything you ever wanted to know about Whistler"
"Ecosign: Whistler's mountain design company: Sophisticated, comprehensive planning in a highly specialized field has established Ecosign as a world leader in ski area design."
"Backcountry Skiing: Heaven or Hell?: Peter Chrzanowski has had a few close calls while ski mountaineering. He has some wise advice for those with a desire to venture off the beaten track."
"Behind the Scenes: A few candid shots of some of the people who make Whistler work"
"101 Things To Do, or how I spent my Summer in Whistler: There's a lot more to this resort than just skiing, as this overview of summer activities reveals"
"A Summer Side of Life: A collection of photographs to warm the insides on a winter's evening"
Duplicate copy in same folder.
- February 1984
Part of Whistler Mountain
Photographs taken by Greg Griffith depicting various events from Winterfest, Whistler Fall Festival and Squamish Days, including the Salmon BBQ, opening ceremonies for the Molson World Downhill competition, musical and theatrical performances, closing ceremonies, and sporting competitions.
- [c. 1982]
Part of Whistler Mountain
Photographs taken by Greg Griffith depicting people hiking in the Whistler alpine, an unidentified bog and wetlands, the Roundhouse, the Gondola, a snowcat, the ski-in food pavilion, canoeing on an unidentified river, and a children's ski race.