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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

Whistler - The Magazine, Winter 1987

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.

WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine 2005-2006

The WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine for the 2005/2006 season.
Table of Contents:
10 Dropping In - Whistler Blackcomb's historic anniversary year.
12 Quick Hits - What's new this year, plus info on demos, ski schools, rentals and a full event calendar.
20 Family Focus - From the new Tube Park and Family Zones to the Whistler Kids program, Whistler Blackcomb has something for everyone.
24 Striving for Sustainability: Whistler Blackcomb's quest for environmental excellence.
26 Summer Adventure at its Peak - Biking, hiking and sightseeing high in Whistler's alpine.
28 WB Magazine's Food and Drink "Best Of" list.
30 The Science of Snow Reporting - A day in the life of Anton Horvath, avalanche forecaster.
34 Maintaining the Highest Level - It's all in the grooming.
36 A Tale of Three Retailers - Can-Ski, Westbeach and Showcase Snowboards
40 Dual Mountain Milestone - An Olympic dream grows into at 40th birthday for Whistler and 25th for Blackcomb.
46 Big Mountain Adventure - Pros describe some of their best days even on Whistler Blackcomb from Air Jordan and Spanky's Ladder to the new Peak to Creek Zone.
52 Exposed - WB Magazine's photo feature.
58 - Essential Equipment - Our 2005-06 gear guide.
80 - Local Knowledge - Some of the mountains' best kept secrets.
Includes information on: Whistler Blackcombs anniversaries, upgrades on the ski hills, building the Whistler Sliding Centre, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival's 10th anniversary, Whistler Blackcomb Ski Schools, things to do in and around Whistler, sustainability efforts, summer events, food and drinks in Whistler, the science of snow reporting, how the mountain is groomed, three ski retailers (Can-Ski, Westbeach and The Shop), some pros describe their favourite spots on the mountains to ski, a photo collection from the Whistler Blackcomb area, a guide to buying new ski gear, and a local's knowledge section about the best ski runs.

Photo Envelopes

Photographs including but not limited to construction of Town Hall, squatters at Jordan's Lodge, kayaking, Ski Patrol, the Pemberton rodeo, flood damage, skiing on Whistler Mountain, hang-gliding, Gelandesprung ski jump contest, competitive downhill ski races, recreational skiing, Tokum Corners, Toad Hall, windsurfing on Alta Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the River of Golden Dreams and Alta Lake, the avalauncher gun, avalanche control, the Pacific Great Eastern train, train tracks, maintenance, and during a snowstorm, fishing on Alta Lake, Gondola Barn in Creekside, chairlifts on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse, Nancy Greene Summer Ski School, Molson World Cup Downhill 1984, landscapes of Whistler, Pemberton, Mount Currie Rodeo, salmon-smoking, and parties at Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake.

George Benjamin Fonds

  • Benjamin
  • Fonds
  • [1968-1991]

Photographs including but not limited to the Canadian Garibaldi Championships [1968], freestyle skiing, avalanche patrol, First Aid Ski Patrol, chairlifts, Pacific Great Eastern train, Toad Hall, helicopter landings, kayaking, Zube's Mushroom House, marijuana growing, the Crazy Canunks in Aspen, Franz Wilhelmsen skiing in 1982, Whistler aerials, Tokum Corners, summers at Lost Lake and Nita Lake, George Benjamin's family, construction of Town Hall, squatters at Jordan's Lodge, flood damage and landscapes, Pemberton rodeo, skiing on Whistler Mountain, hang-gliding, Gelandesprung ski jump contest, competitive downhill ski races, recreational skiing, windsurfing on Alta Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the River of Golden Dreams, avalauncher gun, Pacific Great Eastern maintenance and train during a snowstorm, fishing on Alta Lake, Gondola Barn in Creekside, chairlifts on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse, Nancy Greene Summer Ski School, World Cup 1984, landscapes of Whistler, Pemberton, Mount Currie Rodeo, salmon smoking, and a party at Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake.

Whistler - The Magazine, Winter 1982

Whistler-themed magazine, published by Paul Burrows, containing the following articles:
"The view from here" by Paul Burrows
"Don't leave Whistler without... : A few must-do suggestions" by Michael Maloney
"Jumping the gaps of time and space: Welcome to the world of heli-skiing" by Michael Maloney
"Somewhere over the rainbow: The dreams of Whistler's oldest resident" by Glenda Bartosh
"Keeping an eye on Whistler: And keeping both eyes on three of its finest photographers" by Glenda Bartosh
"The World comes to Whistler: Excitement mounts for two of the greatest races on earth" by Paul Burrows
"Kings of the mountain: Stefan Ples, Franz Wilhelmsen, and their views from the top" by Michael Maloney
"Twin Lakes... Twin living: A dash of urbane in the middle of the mountains" by Glenda Bartosh
"Fashion on the up and up: A Vancouver ski wear company takes to the slopes"
"How to find it: Doctors, lawyers, dog catchers...your guide to finding it in Whistler"
"Maps - for the skier... : A bird's eye view of both mountains"
"...and for the shopper: Finding your way through Whistler Village"

1978-1989

Photographs of heli-skiing, telemark skiing, skiing in costume, ski tricks, chairlifts, the 1984 Hochtaler Cup ski competition, the Bowie Family (Darryl, Rick, and Lauralee) skiing, Stephanie Sloan, Dave Murray, Dean Stone, Bob Dufour, Blackcomb Mountain, 7th Heaven, Catskinner run, Blackcomb Glacier, Decker Glacier, Powder Mountain, Black Tusk, Whistler Mountain, Whistler Bowl, Harmony Bowl, and Whistler Peak.

Inscription on printed paper included with photographs: "Greg Griffith collection Box 1 / The original cardboard box which the Museum received had the following listed on the side: / 1. Whistler Mountain / 2. Blackcomb views / 3. Powder close up / 4. Skiers on runs / 5. Kids and families / 6. Powder and views"

1978-1992

Photographs of cross-country skiing, heli-skiing, events, Christmas lights, picnics, chairlifts, a couple posing in ski gear and red knitwear, Crystal Lodge, Black Tusk, Blackcomb Lodge, Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Mountain, Whistler Village, Rob Metza, Cheryl Morningstar, Stephanie Sloan posing and skiing, and group portraits of skiers, including Stephanie Sloan and Dave Murray.

Inscription on printed paper included with photographs : "Greg Griffith collection Box 1 / The original cardboard box which the Museum received had the following listed on the side: / 1. Whistler Mountain / 2. Blackcomb views / 3. Powder close up / 4. Skiers on runs / 5. Kids and families / 6. Powder and views".

1978-2007

Photographs of skiing, mountain views, snowboarding, aerial shots of the valley, mountain biking, and chairlifts.

1974-2007

Photographs of people skiing and snowboarding on Blackcomb Mountain and Whistler Mountain, aerial and panoramic shots of Whistler Valley, alpenglow over the mountains, Rainbow Park, Whistler Village, ski in and ski out condominiums, hiking, group portraits of Mountain Hosts and Ski Patrol, gondolas, chairlifts, T-bars, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, restaurants and hotels, cabins, Slush Cup, Peak to Valley Race, Molson World Cup Downhill, ski racing, Black Tusk, Fissile Peak, heli-skiing, Franz Wilhelmsen and Bob Ainsworth on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse Lodge, Tremor Glacier on Tremor Mountain, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, picnics, Pemberton Icecap, Ipsoot Mountain, Burnt Stew Basin, telemark skiing, people carrying surfboards on a beach, running, Snowboard Cross, apres ski, moguls, mountaineering, Wedge Mountain, 7th Heaven, River of Golden Dreams, portraits of John "Rabbit" Hare and Greg Griffith with his photography equipment, Joffre Lakes, Elfin Lakes, Beaver Pond, Cheakamus Lake, Pemberton, Phalanx Mountain, Creekside, Inawashiro Ski Resort in Japan, sumo wrestling, avalanches, Rendezvous Lodge, Wedgemount Lake, Lost Lake, Alta Lake, Green Lake, Squamish, Nicklaus North Golf Course, Mt Weart, Rimrock Cafe, Longhorn Saloon & Grill, Anasazi Restaurant, Highway 99, Tantalus Range, windsurfing on Howe Sound, rafting, fireworks, mountain biking, Singing Pass and Musical Bumps Trail, and the Metzler family cross-country skiing.

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