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Alyssa Bruijns Fonds

  • WA_2016_005
  • Fonds
  • 2015-2021

Posters, art, and textual material donated by Alyssa Bruijns between 2014 and 2021, including Whistler Blackcomb and mountain biking posters, a bus pass, COVID-19 vaccine information and sticker, an Ancient Trees protest sign, her art under Snowline Art, gift cards and tickets for local Whistler pubs and museums, and memberships to Whistler organizations.

Geoff Pearce

  • WA_2019_037
  • Fonds
  • 1976-2006

Materials gathered by Geoff Pearce during his time in Whistler, including between 1976 and 1986 as Clerk-Treasurer for Whistler's first municipal council (RMOW). Documents include Official Community Plan drafts and revisions, a Resort Municipality of Whistler Newsletter, a Commercial Accommodation Market Survey & Analysis, a Whistler Blackcomb Vacation Guide, a Whistler Town Center Development Program, two Whistler Village land proposals, a Promotional Development Package, a 1984 Annual Report, a RMOW Organization Report, a Community Recreation Complex Committee Report #1, and financial statements.

Brad Nichols

  • NICH
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2020

Materials gathered by Brad Nichols, including volunteering handbooks for Whistler Blackcomb Events and Whistler Mountain Bike Park from 2017 and 2018, an invitation to the Illuminate Gala at the Audain Art Museum in 2019, the 1995 Greg Stump VHS mountain biking film "Pulp Traction", and a WORCA Toonie Race tentative schedule from 2020 which never came to fruition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Whistler Blackcomb Fonds

  • WB
  • Fonds
  • 1989-2019

Posters from the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, Blackcomb Mountain, and various Whistler Blackcomb skiing and snowboarding events ranging from 2013 to 2015, as well as lift tickets.

Rosemary Malaher

  • WA_2015_011
  • Fonds
  • 1997-2020

Photographs, postcards, and pamphlets from the Millennium Reunion 2000 celebrations for the year 2000 in Whistler, a video on adaptive skiing, and promotional materials relating to restaurants in Whistler.

Bob Barnett

  • BBARN
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2008

Materials donated by Bob Barnett from various events in Whistler, including posters from the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, the Shell Cup Canadian Championships, the Vachon Cup, Molson World Cup Downhill, Whistler Ski Classic, Todd Brooker Ski Challenge, Alpine Wine Festival, Alpine Wine & Dine, the opening of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, and the 40th anniversary of Whistler Mountain and 25th anniversary of Blackcomb Mountain. There are also advertising posters from LANGE boots and Elan Skis.

CJ Yanisiw

  • YANISIW
  • Fonds
  • 1990-1995

Fonds consists of Whistler/Blackcomb newsletters from the early 1990s and documents and maps relating to alpine skiing World Cup events held at Whistler Mountain between 1993 and 1995.

Tara Duncan Fonds

  • WA_2000_031
  • Fonds
  • 1991 - 2000

Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain Employee Handbooks from 1991-2000.

001: Blackcomb Employee Handbook 1993 / 1994.
002: Blackcomb at Whistler Employee Handbook 1991 / 1992.
003: Whistler Mountain Employee Handbook 1996 / 1997
004: Whistler Blackcomb Employee Handbook 1999 / 2000.
005: Whistler Blackcomb Employee Handbook 1998 / 1999.
006: Whistler Blackcomb Employee Handbook 1997 / 1998.
007: Blackcomb Employee Resource Guide 1995 / 1996.
008: Blackcomb Employee Resource Manual 1994 / 1995.

This fonds record has been transferred from old FileMaker Pro records, and as such, may be missing information and may not entirely adhere to RAD.

Sonya McCarthy

  • WA_2018_021
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1996

Material donated by Sonya McCarthy gathered from her time as Alderman on the Municipal Council (RMOW), working for the Whistler Area Information Office, doing community work, and from Whistler Mountain. Documents include personal files, correspondence, pamphlets, posters, maps, and other promotional material regarding events, planning, accommodation, and services in the Whistler area from 1980 to 1996.

Peak 2 Peak Fonds

  • WA_2012_005
  • Fonds
  • 2008-2009

Papers relating to opening day of the Peak 2 Peak gondola on December 12, 2008.

The donors, Andy and Florence Petersen were nominated by the community to be on the first Peak 2 Peak gondola ride from Blackcomb to Whistler along with twenty other citizens of Whistler.

The fonds includes:
Press release from Whistler Blackcomb announcing the names of the first riders, December 2, 2008
Press release from Whistler Blackcomb announcing details of the launch ceremony, December 4, 2008
Peak 2 Peak launch day itinerary
Information from Whistler Blackcomb's website relating to the launch, 9 December 9, 2008
One-day Whistler Blackcomb complimentary pass
Press cuttings
Peak 2 Peak fact sheet
International Ropeway Review Special on the Peak 2 Peak gondola, December, 2008
Brochure about the Peak 2 Peak entitled "Visonaries: Whistler Blackcomb and the Peak 2 Peak Gondola."

Also included is information on the first riders on the other gondola riding from Whistler to Blackcomb. The riders in this gondola earned their places by donating to local charities. The email includes a list of all the riders in this second gondola.