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Whistler - The Magazine, 1985

Whistler-themed magazine, published by Paul Burrows, containing the following articles:
"A Letter From the Editor"
"Whistling Jack"
"A Town in the Making"
"Whistler Village - It's all by Design"
"Whistler Accommodation Guide"
"Reflections on Whistler"
"The Year in Revue"
"Shop Talk"
"Top of the Table"

Slides

Photographs of a portrait of John 'Rabbit' Hare, a competitor in Slush Cup on Blackcomb Mountain, Kevin Titus and Paul Fournier competing in the Garibaldi Gruel including other views of the mountain biking race such as the starting point and areas of transition, Franz Wilhelmsen resting in the sun on Whistler Mountain, an aerial view of early Whistler Village construction, Creekside Gondola with mountain views of the Coast Range in the background, Bruce Watt and Radar the Rescue Dog riding a two-person chairlift on Whistler Mountain, a line of snowboarders crossing a crosswalk on Blackcomb Way, a crowd of skiers around a booth at a Molson World Cup Downhill in 1979, various people riding two-person chairlifts, a group portrait of summer skiers on Blackcomb Mountain, a crowd of people watching Slush Cup on Blackcomb Mountain, the winners podium of the 1989 Molson World Cup Downhill, and a trail sign that has been tampered with to display a different message.

Captions:
001: "John Hare: Helmet Law Proponent"
002: "Slush Cup Blackcomb Mt."
003: "Garibaldi Greul [sic] Whistler, B.C. Competitor: KEVIN TITUS"
004: "FRANZ WILHELMSEN '80"
007: "APRES SKI 2 OF 3"
008: "Garibaldi Greul [sic] Whistler, B.C. Competitor: TRANSITION I"
011: "Garibaldi Greul [sic] Whistler, B.C. Competitor: PAUL FOURNIER"
014: "Garibaldi Greul [sic] Whistler, B.C. Competitor: START"
017: "Summer Whistler Summer skiing on Blackcomb Mtn. B.C."
018: "Spring Festivities Blackcomb Mt."

Caption on File:
"SKI CANADA"

Prints 051-058

Photographs of the cover of Skier's Magazine for September/October 1963 showing Willy Schaeffler and Franz Wilhelmsen at Whistler Mountain, the village during construction, Mayor Pat Carleton opening Blackcomb Mountain for business at 9am on Thursday, December 4, 1980 (He cut the ribbon attached to a chair on Lift #2 with a chainsaw), Pat Carleton giving the first chair of skiers on Blackcomb a push, Franz Wilhelmsen and Jim McConkey posing at Whistler Mountain with a few others, Late construction stages of Tyrol Lodge, and a kids ski camp on Whistler Mountain.

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"

Slides

Photographs of aerial views of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains with Whistler Valley and Village below, a sign on Whistler Mountain showing directions to the Little Olympic and Crabapple Creek runs, winter mountain views, a group of people surrounding a helicopter going heli-skiing, a group of people heli-skiing posing with their skis up, various shots of Franz Wilhelmsen skiing on Whistler mountain, standing in a crowd of people, posing with a person, and riding a chairlift.

Captions:
009: "W.INFO CENTRE"

Slides

Photographs of a crowd of skiers at Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain in May 1980, a cross-country skiing race in January 1979, a line at the gondola lift in January 1980, people hiking up to Whistler Peak in April 1978, people skiing Whistler's back bowls in March 1979, Pierre Trudeau and Franz Wilhelmsen skiing on Whistler Mountain in April 1979, someone spring skiing on Whistler Mountain in March 1979, a belly flop contest at Christiana Inn in May 1978, a sunbather on a dock at Lost Lake in July 1974, a kayaking race on the Cheakamus River in July 1978, the Saudan Couloir Extreme Race on Blackcomb Mountain, and the Whistler World Cup including skiers: Guenther Mader, Werner Franz, Zachary Crist, Kjetil Andre Aamodt, Rob Boyd, and [Regme Cavagioud?].

Captions:
001: "SPRING CROWD ROUNDHOUSE, W.M MAY 80"
002: "X-C. SKI RACE JAN, 79"
003: "GONDOLA LIFT LINE JAN '80"
004: "HIKE UP TO WHISTLER AP. '78"
005: "WHISTLER BACK BOWLS MAR, 79"
006: "PIERRE TRUDEAU + FRANZ WILHELMSEN WHISTLER AP. 79'"
007: "SPRING SKIING, WHISTLER MAR, 79"
008: "BELLY FLOP CONTEST CHRISTIANA INN MAY, 78"
009: "LOST LAKE, JULY 74"
010: "PIERRE TRUDEAU, PM WHISTLER APRIL, 79"
011: "KYAK [sic] RACE CHEAKAMUS RIVER JULY, 78"
012: "Whistler World Cup Skier: GUENTHER MADER (AUT)"
013: "Whistler World Cup Skier: WERNER FRANZ"
014: "Couloir Extreme Race Blackcomb"
015: "Whistler World Cup Skier: ZACHARY CRIST (US)"
016: "Telemark World Championships Whistler, B.C."
017: "Telemark World Championships Whistler, b.C."
018: "Whistler World Cup Skier: KJETIL ANDRE AAMODT"
019: "ROB BOYD - WINNER W.C.O.H. 1988"
020: "Whistler-World-Cup>D.H. Racer: [Regme Cavaguoud?]

Slides

Photographs of skiing in Whistler's back bowls, the base of Whistler Mountain at Skier's Plaza, tracks in Ziggy's Bowl on Blackcomb, fresh snow in Whistler Village, skiing alpine bowls, Whistler Valley in autumn, Joffre Lake in summer, Howe Sound, Skier's Chapel in Creekside in 1979, Franz Wilhelmsen on Whistler Mountain in 1980, Skier's Plaza at night, Whistler Heli-ski rider Antonin Lieutaghi, Omar Lundie heli-boarding on Powder Mountain, Andrew Murphy heli-boarding on Powder Mountain, an ice sculpture of the 2010 Inukshuk, meadow that eventually became Nicklaus North Golf Course, aerial shot of the Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain, and Hugo Harrison skiing the backcountry of Whistler Mountain.

Captions:
001: "Skiing Whistler Back Bowls <M.R.>"
002: "Base of Whistler/Blackcomb Whistler B.C. Canada"
003: "Tracks in Ziggy's Bowl Blackcomb"
004: "Whistler-Winter Fresh snow fall Whistler Village"
005: "Skiing Alpine Bowls Whistler B.C. [M.R.]"
006: "Summer Whistler Whistler Valley In Fall"
007: "Summer - Whistler Joffre Lake B.C."
008: "Summer- British Columbia Howe Sound"
009: "Creekside Area Whistler B.C. 1979"
010: "FRANZ WILHELMSON WHISTLER 1980 BACK BOWL IN B.G."
011: "FRANZ WILHELMSON 1980"
012: "Whistler Village at base of Whistler @Blackcomb Mts at dusk"
013: "Whistler Heliski/T&C Rider: Antonin Lieutaghi"
014: "Heliboarding Powder Mtn Whistler area Rider: Omar Lundie"
015: "Heliboarding Powder Mtn Whister area Rider: Andrew Murphy"
017: "NOW SITE OF NICKLAUS NTH GOLF COURSE + MILLION $ HOMES"
018: "Aerial Horstman Glacier Blackcomb Mtn."

Slides

Photographs of a ski racer on Whistler Mountain, various skiers on Whistler and/or Blackcomb Mountains, group photos of the Whistler Ski Hostesses in 1982 and the Whistler Ski Patrollers in 1983, a skier in a yellow suit in 1979, Franz Wilhelmsen and Bob Ainsworth on Whistler Mountain in 1982 with Roundhouse Lodge in the background, people skiing near 7th Heaven, Coral Robinson heli-skiing with Tyax Heli-ski, and a skier near Tremor Glacier.

Captions:
004: "WHISTLER SKI HOSTESSES 1982"
005: "SKI FASHION 1979"
006: "SKI PATROLLERS WHISTLER 1983"
007: "FRANZ WILHELMSON [sic]BOB AINSWORTH WHISTLER 1982"
011: "T-BAR BOWL - 7th HEAVEN"
016: "CORAL ROBINSON- TYAX HELI-SKI"
020: "TREMOR GLACIER WHISTLER BC."