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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.

Greg Griffith

  • GRI
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2007

Original slides, transparencies, negatives, contact sheets, and prints of photographs taken by Greg Griffith, local photographer and owner of Mountain Moments Photography. The photographs are chiefly of skiing, snowboarding, mountain scenery, aerial shots, Whistler Village, skiing competitions (including the Molson World Cup Downhill), summer sports, and hotels and condominiums. The collection also includes photographs of well-known Whistler residents, historical moments in Whistler (such as the opening of Blackcomb Mountain, the construction of Whistler Village, squatter culture), and various events in Whistler.

Karen Overgaard Fonds

  • WA_2016_068
  • Fonds
  • 2008

A Peak to Peak Gondola adult sightseeing ticket valid for December 12, 2008, the first day the gondola opened.

Karen Wood Fonds

  • WA_2017_002
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1995

Items donated by Karen Wood relating to the Pocket Wilderness Coalition, Blackcomb Mountain, hiking, and the Molson World Downhill.

Kent Rideout Fonds

  • WA_2016_043
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1981]

4 business cards for Dennis Hansen, Kent Rideout, and Hugh Smythe from Blackcomb Ski Enterprises and Ski Esprit.

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.

Phil Mitchell

  • PMIT
  • Fonds
  • [1979-1980]

Materials donated by Phil Mitchell, including posters from ski race events in Whistler and construction photographs of Whistler Village and Telemark Condominiums.

Rick Flebbe Fonds

  • WA_2012_006
  • Fonds
  • [1986-1995]

Photographs of the Whistler area taken by local photographer Rick Flebbe.

001: Lower Joffre Lake
002: Bridge of Sighs, Rainbow Park
003: Rafting on Green River
004: Whistler Resort and Rainbow Mountain
005: Blueberry Hill and Rainbow Mountain
006: Lost Lake Cross Country Skiing
007: Beverly Lake and Rainbow Mountain
008: Whistler Express Gondola on Whistler Mountain
009: Rainbow Park
010: Whistler Resort and Rainbow Mountain
011: Meadow Park
012: Ridge Walk on Blackcomb Peak
013: Alpine Meadows

014: Cheakamus Glacier from Blackcomb Mountain

  • All the titles come from the plaques that the photographs were displayed with at the Crystal, except for the ones with asterisks, which are missing their plaques. The plaques are stored with the photographs.

Flebbe, Rick

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.

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.

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