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  • GRI-01-55-001
  • File
  • August 1978 - December 1984
  • Part of Greg Griffith

Photographs of a child cross-country skiing, aerial photographs of early construction of Whistler Village, Whistler Golf Course under construction, Creekside Gondola heading up Whistler Mountain, various people skiing Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, Whistler Village at dusk/night near the Delta Mountain Inn/Hilton Whistler Resort, a log competition with people climbing vertical logs [Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival?] and others log rolling in water, a group of people in front of a fireplace, various mountain views of the Coast Range, Dave Murray, Jim McConkey and Don Barr, and Arnold Palmer golfing on Whistler Golf Course.

Captions:
003: "Whistler Golf Course"

Transparencies

Photographs of the Whistler Golf Course with Whistler Mountain in the background; an aerial view of the top of Blackcomb Mountain with views of Secret Bowl, Saudan Couloir, and Horstman Glacier; the finish area of the Molson World Cup Downhill on Whistler Mountain; Whistler Village with Blackcomb Mountain in the background; avalanche blasting on a mountain ridge; and views of Alta Lake with Wedge Mountain, Mount Weart, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains in the background.

Contact Sheets

Photographs of Blackcomb Mountain with Whistler Village in the foreground, and groups of people receiving [awards?] with a sign for Blackcomb in the background, [possibly inside Rendezvous Lodge].

Negatives

Aerial photographs of Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Golf Course, Whistler Village, and skiing.

Slides

Photographs of a woman being photographed at the top of a mountain, whitewater rafting, a helicopter and Black Tusk at sunset, Symphony on the Mountain, hiking on Blackcomb Mountain, a bearded man in yellow and blue playing a trombone, summer in Whistler Village, a close-up of wildflowers, biking in Whistler Village, hiking on Whistler Mountain, Duffey Lake Road, skiing in swimsuits, golfing, and windsurfing.

Inscription on slide 01_20_001_003 mount: "Summer Whistler Sun set on Whistler Mt."
Inscription on slide 01_20_001_004 mount: "Winter/Whistler Helicopter at Sunset Whistler, B.C."
Inscription on slide 01_20_001_005 mount: "SYMPHONY ON THE MOUNTAIN"
Inscription on slide 01_20_001_007 mount: "Summer/Whistler Village Whistler Village Whistler, B.C."
Inscription on slide 01_20_001_008 mount: "Summer/Blackcomb Hiking on Blackcomb Mountain"
Inscription on slide 01_20_001_011 mount: "Summer- British Columbia Rafting on Squamish River"
Inscription on slide 01_20_001_012 mount: "Summer/Whistler Village Summer in Whistler Village"
Inscription on slide 01_20_001_013 mount: "Whistler Summer Hiking on Whistler"
Inscription on slide 01_20_001_014 mount: "DUFFY LAKE HWY BC"

Molson World Downhill 1982 Magazine

The Molson World Downhill (Whistler Mountain, February 27, 1982) magazine.
Table of Contents:
2 Canadian Alpine Ski Team
3 Premier's Message
4 Mr. Eric Molson's Message, Dr. Peter Andrew's Message
6 Acknowledgements
8 Organizing Committee, World Cup Rules, Schedule of Events
10-11 World Cup to Date
13 Competitors Picture Page
15 Ken Read Story, "This is Whistler" Section
18 The Course
20 1981 Final World Cup Standings
22 Skiing for Medals, National Team Coach John Ritchie
26 The Competitors
28 Race Results Chart
28 How to Watch the Race

Includes information on the story of the World Cup Race, the World Cup rules, the Schedule of Events, past World Cup results, the top competitors, an article on the resort town of Whistler, and article on downhill skiing by Ken Read, map of the course, an article about Molson skiing and information about how and where to watch the race.

Ross Rebagliati Gold Medal Welcome Home Party

Photographs taken by the RMOW during their event to welcome home snowboarding gold medalist Ross Rebagliati from the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympic Games in Japan. Photographs show Ross signing autographs, shaking hands, showing his gold medal, and being interviewed on as stage among a large audience in Village Square. There are also photographs of a band playing on the stage.

Saturday, November 7, 1981 Page A1/A13

The front page of the Weekend Sun from Vancouver on Saturday, November 7, 1981. A two page article entitled "'Aspen North' : Everything's There But Snow" about the first season after the Village was built. It also covers foreign interest in Whistler, housing prices, resort development, and overcrowding.

Sunday November 8, 1981, Page A4

A half page article from The Province newspaper published Sunday November 8, 1981 on page A4. The article is entitled "Peak in Sight for Whistler." The article is about whether or not Whistler has been oversold as a world class resort, unfinished resort developments, the dangers of Highway 99 and low real estate activity.

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