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Ski racers in Night Duel

Photograph of two skiers in Night Duel in Flums, Switzerland.

Caption on verso: "Night Duel Dec. 28, Flums Suisse"

Ski racer in the air at LAAX

Photograph of a ski racer wearing blue in the air at LAAX ski resort in Switzerland. Audience is in the background.

Dave Murray racing

Dave Murray ski racing with bib number 34 at LAAX ski resort in Switzerland.

Letters from Rene Widmer to Whistler Museum & Archives

  • WA_2019_040-01-001
  • Bestanddeel
  • 2019
  • Part of Rene Widmer

Letters from Rene Widmer to Alyssa Bruijns (Head Archivist & Collections Manager, Whistler Museum & Archives) sharing stories of his time working with Cliff Fenner in the Garibaldi Provincial Park area.

  • Letter 001: References the Whistler Museum exhibit on Cliff Fenner, and shares autobiographical details of his employment as a park ranger in Garibaldi Provincial Park, how he came to Canada, how he met Cliff, and a rough timeline of his activities and jobs in the 1960s.
  • Letter 002: Offers to sign a donation form for the Whistler Museum and to translate his diary entries from his time in the Black Tusk area from German to English.
  • Letter 003: Elucidation of more specific memories from his time as a park ranger under Cliff Fenner's mentorship, including a trip leading girl guides from Squamish into the park to camp at Taylor Meadows and lyrics to a song the girl guides created about Widmer's role leading the climbing and hiking party.
  • Letter 004: Contains explanation of enclosed translated diary entry from 1961 detailing 'The Visit of Judge Wilson' to Garibaldi Provincial Park while Rene Widmer and Dick Bond were rangers there.

View of Button Lift

A button lift is shown, with all the posts gathered together.

This photograph was likely taken at Zermatt, Switzerland.

German Chairlift Sign in Switzerland

This photograph shows a sign, written in german, outlining the engineering firm that designed the chairlift to which it is attached.

This photograph was likely taken at Zermatt, Switzerland.

Skiers at Top of Lift with Matterhorn in Background

Skiers are seen offloading a lift in Switzerland with the Matterhorn visible in the background. This view of the Matterhorn, showing the east and north faces, means that this photograph was taken at Zermatt.

An annotation on the reverse of the photograph reads, "Switzerland".

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