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"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

1974-1999

Photographs of skiing, adaptive skiing on Blackcomb Mountain, ski racing, awards, group portraits of ambulance and emergency services, search and rescue, Red Chair, the Gondola Barn, Whistler Mountain, Creekside, Fitzsimmons Chair on Blackcomb Mountain, the wedding of Lorne Borgal and Nancy Borgal (nee Treiber) on Whistler Mountain, the Fireman's Ball and group portraits of firefighters, Whistler Village, docks on Alta Lake, Whistler Golf Course, Whistler Resort & Club tennis courts, marathons, advertising shots taken for the Whistler Resort Association, Village Stroll, shops and restaurants in Whistler, hotel swimming pools, freestyle skiing and awards at the Labatts World Cup Freestyle Championship on Whistler Mountain, Santa Claus visiting Myrtle Philip School, the demolition of the Cheakamus Inn, the opening of The Keg restaurant, chefs from one of Umberto Menghi's restaurants, opening night at Trattoria di Umberto, cabins, sunbathing, Nita Lake, tennis, Whistler Creek Lodge, portraits of Garry Watson, ski school, paintings by Germaine Degenhardt, the Crazy Canucks, Ken Read skiing with Joey Gibbons, Richard and Julianna Heine, weightlifting in a gym, municiapl council, Jim McConkey, ski camps, Bob Dawson and Rolf Gunther holding a marlin at the Rimrock Cafe, dining, and Umberto Menghi.

1974-1999

Photographs of the Jazz Festival, rafting on Owl Creek, climbing in the Tantalus Range, car shows, swimming, the Molson World Cup Downhill, Whistler Village construction, Ski School, skiing, windsurfing on Alta Lake, skating, bears, the filming of a movie, tennis, barbecues, picnics, Ski Patrol, ski instruction, awards, Eco Challenge, the Belly Flop Contest at the Christiana Inn, Roundhouse Lodge, Orange Chair, Red Chair, Whistler Express Gondola, aerial shots of Whistler Valley, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Mountain, hiking, sunbathing, fishing, horseback riding, Duffey Lake Road, ski run grooming, weightlifting, balloons, Symphony on the Mountain, and the Great Snow Earth Water Race.

1974-2007

Photographs of skiing, Molson Molstar ski races, the Great Snow Earth Water Race, Mountain Hosts, the construction of Whistler Village, chairlifts, ski school, skiers in costume at Easter, an avalauncher and avalanche control, helicopters, cabins, events, cycling, Whistler Golf Course and the Delta Mountain Inn, Rainbow Estates, Red Chair, the Gondola Barn in Creekside, cross-country skiing, Doc Fingers playing music, Willie Whistler, apres ski, Jim McConkey Ski Shop, tennis, canoeing, freestyle skiing at the Labatts World Cup Freestyle Championships, Roundhouse Lodge, windsurfing on Alta Lake, docks, picnics, hiking, running, glaciers, cats, the Garbage Dump, and Highway 99.

1974-2007

Photographs of skiing, ski racing, a picnic on Whistler Mountain, chairlifts, group portraits, signs, events, restaurants, chairlift construction, Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake, Ski Scamps, Crazy Canucks Day at Whistler Mountain, Whistler Village, Sunrise Condominiums on Eagle Drive in Whistler Cay, Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain, portraits of Hugh Smythe, La Vallee Blanche restaurant, the Marquise hotel, aerial photography, Nancy Green Raine and Al Raine in front of Nancy Greene Olympic Lodge (Crystal Lodge), swimming pools, Meadow Park Sports Centre, weightlifting, the Village Stroll, chefs and people dining, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain trail map drawings by Murray Hay, the Rimrock Cafe at Highland Lodge, helicopters, Village Chair, ski school, docks on the lake, canoeing, Stephanie Sloan practicing ski ballet, the daycare in Whistler Cay/Nesters, Chalet Luise, Stoney's, Alpine Meadows, Green Lake, Lost Lake, Wedge Mountain, the Gondola Barn in Creekside, cross-country skiing, Alta Lake, apres ski, Molson World Cup Downhill, Roundhouse Lodge, and the Vale Inn.

1978-2007

Photographs of various people skiing and snowboarding on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, cross-country skiing, aerial shots of the mountains and Whistler Village, early construction of Whistler Village, Creekside Gondola, the Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival, mountain views, Arnold Palmer golfing at Whistler Golf Course, the Delta Mountain Inn, ski racing at the Molson World Cup Downhill and Hochtaler Cup, canoeing, chairifts, the water slide at the Springs, hang gliding, hockey on a frozen lake, tennis, events on the mountain, Ski Scamps, RCMP, Willie Whistler, Christine's Restaurant at Rendezvous Lodge, snow bikes, sledding, catskiing, heli-skiing, snowboarding, fishing, alpenglow, deer, a gambling event at Whistler Conference Centre, Alta Lake, Whistler Cay, Andy and Bonnie Munster's cabin, Lyall Featherstone's cabin, Green Lake, the rescue cable car over the Cheakamus River in Cheakamus Crossing, a helicopter evacuating someone, Roundhouse Lodge, a helicopter at the microwave tower, alpenglow on Mt. Weart and Wedge Mountain, adaptive ski racing, fireworks, trampolining at the Highland Lodge, an event in the Myrtle Philip School gym, a car show in Village Square, Skier's Chapel, Nasty Jack's, Longhorn Saloon & Grill, Dos Senoritas Restaurant, the Jazz Festival on the mountain, Cheakamus Lake, aerobics, choir, sunsets, swimming pools, hotels, a Labatt's hot air balloon, Whistler Resort & Club at Nita Lake, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, ski ballet, Fitzsimmons Creek, Vale Inn, backcountry skiing, condominiums in the Benchlands, Secret Bowl, the Saudan Couloir, Black Tusk, Excalibur Gondola, Harmony Bowl, Symphony Bowl, Christmas lights, Whistler Peak, Village North, and Birkenhead Peak in Pemberton.

Alta Lake Community Club Minutebook 1951-1983

Minutebook for meetings of the Alta Lake Community Club from 1951-1985. Subjects discussed include holiday parties and dances, the purchasing of a projector, hosting films, Girl Guides and Cubs, memorial benches, the purchasing of a snowplow, logging, moving the Alta Lake School flagpole, fire safety, postal service, roads, Robbie Burns Night, fishing derbies, art lessons, theatre, Myrtle Philip's birthday, the Squamish Youth Choral, Blackcomb Ski Club, Rainbow Mountain ski hill, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, TV's coming to the Whistler valley, building the Whistler Mountain Ski Club building, the formation of a ski club, the Mountain Rescue Group, Mount Whistler Lodge, Alta Lake Ratepayers Association, building a new school, physical education classes on the mountain, Cypress Lodge, donation to the Garibaldi Olympic Development Association, Highland Lodge, the Logger's Sports Day Parade, seasons passes for children, square-dancing, and badminton.

Garibaldi Ski School at Whistler Mountain Pamphlet

A Garibaldi Ski School at Whistler Mountain pamphlet. The front panel features a group of skiers posing in front of the Garibaldi Ski School sign. The back panel lists the class options, their locations, their times, their rates and other specific information. The inside panels give a brief biography and photo of Jim McConkey, the Director of the School, as well as Bob Dufour, the Assistant Director. The inside also contains information about Jim McConkey's rental service, lift rates, Whistler Mountain information and transportation. Three photographs of skiers are also present.

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