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Jean and Myrtle with skis

Jean Tapley and Myrtle Philip with unidentified man, all with skis. Rainbow Lodge, bridges and mountains in background.

Skiing at Rainbow Lodge

Myrtle Philip and friend skiing on the edge of Alta Lake. Rainbow Lodge cabins at left.

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"

Group at Rainbow Station

Photograph of a group of people standing at Rainbow Station. Left to Right: Bob Jardine, Pat Woods, unknown, Myrtle Philip, Charlie Lundstrum, Betty Woods holding her son Kenny Woods, [Vern Lundstrum or Jack Woods], Alex Philip, and [Fred Woods].

The annotation on the verso reads "Bob Jardine, Pat Woods, about 1932; Myrtle Philip; Charlie Lundstrum; Betty Wood and Kenny; Vern Lundstrum; Alex Philip."

The Bard of Blackcomb Magazine Article

A magazine article pasted on to a cardboard backing entitled "The Bard of Blackcomb: Whistler Valley was 'Paradise Found' for author Alex Philip." The article is about the story of Alex and Myrtle Philip in Whistler Valley and the fictionalized account of this experience written by Alex Philip in his book The Painted Cliff.

Pacific Great Eastern Railway draft with Passenger Receipt

A draft of the section covering the Pacific Great Eastern Railway with numerous handwritten notes, which focuses on how the train brought passengers to Alta Lake and how Rainbow Lodge provided a rest stop along the journey further north. Also includes a passenger receipt from a train that ran from North Vancouver to Rainbow Lodge for the cost of $3.30.

Magazines

Articles include information on Myrtle and Alex Philip opening Rainbow Lodge, the development of the resort on Blackcomb Mountain, grand hotels at resorts like the Chateau Whistler, driving the Sea to Sky Highway, living in Whistler, summer activities, Bosa Development Corp. building Blackcomb Mountain, how Blackcomb Mountain's previous season went, and development of hotels on Blackcomb Mountain.

Whistler Traveller Magazine 2012

Whistler Traveller magazine from summer/fall 2012.
Table of Contents:
16 Whistler - Welcome to Sea to Sky Country
22 Before Whistler Was Whistler - A look back at Whistler's pioneers
32 Pure Whistler Adventures - Mountain playground for thrillseekers
37 Improving your Ride - Honing your mountain biking skills
40 Rainbow Lake Trail - Discover a treasure
44 Get on Board - Stand up paddleboarding
48 Black Beauties - Insight from Whistler's Bear Man
52 Tips from the Pros - Sharpening up your game with the local pros
59 Destination: Relaxation - Unplug, unwind and rejuvenate
66 Kitchen Q & A - Executive chef Stufano
69 Passion of the Sea - Discovering BC oysters
76 BC Wines - Your guide to the bes
80 Seeing Stars - Heavenly nights in Whistler
90 Winged Intelligence - Getting to know the clever ravens
92 RCMP - Law and order Canadian style
94 Pemberton - Discovering the fertile valley
96 Squamish - Exploring the outdoor recreation capital of Canada
106 Vancouver - The city
Local:
8, 10 Vibe - This 'n that ... Whistler style
12 Raves & Faves - A local's perspective
74 What We Love Now... - Try these!
Adventure:
26 Endless Activities - Your guide to adrenaline pumping fun from atv rides to ziplines
Taste:
62 Epicurean Indulgence - Where to go for everything from apres to artisan steak
Style:
84 Shopping - Check out the latest in fashion, art, gear and more
Calendar:
100 Whistler Events - What's happening
Where:
102 Local Maps - Find your way around Whistler Village and surrounding areas

Articles in the magazine include information on: sustainability, wildlife, Whistler amenities and things to do in the area, Whistler's pioneers, summer adventure activities, mountain biking, the Rainbow Trail, stand-up paddle-boarding, black bears, golf courses, spas in the Whistler area, recommended places to eat and drink, oysters, a BC wine guide, seeing the stars in the Whistler area, shopping in Whistler, Ravens, the RCMP, Pemberton, Squamish, a calendar of events and a map of Whistler Village.and an article about tourist attractions in Vancouver.

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

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