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Whistler Mountain Personnel Manual

A Whistler Mountain Personnel Manual issued November 9, 1982. Contains all information necessary for employees working for Whistler Mountain.
Table of Contents:
Welcome to Whistler (Part 1)
What's What (Part 2):

  • History (1)
  • Current Data (3)
  • Special Events (8)
  • Who's Who (9)
  • Important Telephone Numbers (10)
    What's Expected - Your Role (Part 3):
  • Courtesy (1)
  • Presence (1)
  • Punctuality (2)
  • Good Conduct (2)
  • Good Appearance (2)
  • Good Relations (3)
    On the Mountain - Good Work Practices (Part 4):
  • Time Inputs (1)
  • Coffee and Lunch Breaks (1)
  • Accidents or Emergencies (1)
  • Use of Company Vehicles (2)
  • Use of Company Facilities (3)
  • Radio Ten Codes and Regulations (4)
  • Lift Evacuation Methods (5)
  • Hazards (9)
    What's Provided (Part 5):
  • Wages (1)
  • Benefits (2)
  • Training (5)
  • Parking (6)
  • Vacation Pay (6)
  • Employee Purchase Program (6)
  • Ski School Lessons (7)
  • Uniforms and Lockers (7)
  • Personnel Policies (8)
    Skiing - Staff and Family (Part 6)
    Taboos (Part 7)

Whistler - The Magazine 1991 Special Anniversary Issue

Magazine featuring articles on Whistler's many amenities.

Table of contents:

p. 7: Fresh Tracks - Whistler is changing so quickly it's hard to keep up. Here are a few quick items to keep abreast of everything from Powder Mountain to Burnt Stew, Bjorn Borg to Rev. Reay.

p.12: Olympic Dreams - The momentum which has carried Whistler to its present state started back in the early 60s with a bid for the Olympic Winter Games. By Bob Barnett.

p.17: Chronology - A date-by-date compilation of what happened and when in Whistler's past century of development as a resort and community

p.19: Kids' Stuff - Kids know Whistler's a great place to bring their parents. Here's the low-down on what's happening for tots to teens. By Andy Jukes.

p. 22: You Must Be Crazy - Blackcomb's Saudan Couloir and Whistler Mountain's Peak to Valley races are extreme competitions on superlative mountains. By Doug Sack

p. 26: Mountain Map - Take the trail orienteering out of orientation.

p. 29: Ski In Vogue - The functional third to the latest ski fashions.

p. 30: Chateau Whistler - Special section on the features of CP's hotel

p.33: Seasonal Changes: There is no off-season, in fact things pick up in the summer with activities from climbing to river rafting as well as fishing, which started it all. By Brian Smith

p. 36: Whistler Vision - Four local photographers show their best

p. 38: Valley Map - Here's the illustrated route through Whistler

p. 40: Interior Perspectives - Home is where the hearth is. A walking tout through Whistler designer homes with a view. By Leana Rathkelly

p. 46: Nancy's Ski Tips - Whistler's Olympic champion Nancy Greene Raine shares a few of her secrets for making the most of your day on Whistler and Blackcomb.

p. 48: Dining Guide - Haute Cuisine at the foot of the mountains

p. 54: Night Life - A walk on the wild side: life after dark

p. 58: Final Frame - Bored with skiing? Try flying, on a ski

Gondola Stories

A 5 minute film directed by Ace Mackay-Smith for the 2008 Whistler Film Festival. Gondola stories tells the story of the development of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and the gondolas built for them.