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1974-2007

Photographs of people skiing and snowboarding on Blackcomb Mountain and Whistler Mountain, aerial and panoramic shots of Whistler Valley, alpenglow over the mountains, Rainbow Park, Whistler Village, ski in and ski out condominiums, hiking, group portraits of Mountain Hosts and Ski Patrol, gondolas, chairlifts, T-bars, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, restaurants and hotels, cabins, Slush Cup, Peak to Valley Race, Molson World Cup Downhill, ski racing, Black Tusk, Fissile Peak, heli-skiing, Franz Wilhelmsen and Bob Ainsworth on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse Lodge, Tremor Glacier on Tremor Mountain, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, picnics, Pemberton Icecap, Ipsoot Mountain, Burnt Stew Basin, telemark skiing, people carrying surfboards on a beach, running, Snowboard Cross, apres ski, moguls, mountaineering, Wedge Mountain, 7th Heaven, River of Golden Dreams, portraits of John "Rabbit" Hare and Greg Griffith with his photography equipment, Joffre Lakes, Elfin Lakes, Beaver Pond, Cheakamus Lake, Pemberton, Phalanx Mountain, Creekside, Inawashiro Ski Resort in Japan, sumo wrestling, avalanches, Rendezvous Lodge, Wedgemount Lake, Lost Lake, Alta Lake, Green Lake, Squamish, Nicklaus North Golf Course, Mt Weart, Rimrock Cafe, Longhorn Saloon & Grill, Anasazi Restaurant, Highway 99, Tantalus Range, windsurfing on Howe Sound, rafting, fireworks, mountain biking, Singing Pass and Musical Bumps Trail, and the Metzler family cross-country skiing.

1980-2000

Photographs of steep skiing, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, freestyle snowboarding, Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, the inukshuk on Whistler Peak, Harmony Bowl, Symphony Bowl, Ziggy's Bowl, Bagel Bowl, Sun Bowl, Black Tusk, Whistler Village in winter and at dusk, cross-country skiing, Glacier Creek Lodge, Roundhouse Lodge, Birkenhead Peak, Ipsoot Mountain, condminiums, Chateau Whistler Resort, the Westin hotel, chairlifts, the Whistler backcountry, mountaineering, sunsets, alpenglow, mountain views, 7th Heaven, Horstman Glacier, Blackcomb Glacier, Slush Cup on Blackcomb Mountain, storms, Flute Bowl, Village North, Upper Village, Meadow Park Sports Centre's swimming pools, and Alta Lake.

Album K

  • WA_2013_026-01-01
  • Subseries
  • [1924-1929]
  • Part of Brooks fonds

Photographs of Mt. Assiniboine; West Summerland Valley; Chain Lake; Kettle Valley Railway; Penticton; Big Trestle K.V.R.; West Kootenay Power Point, Bonnington BC; Nelson; Kootenay Lake; Kootenay Landing; The Great Divide, Crow's Nest Pass; Cranbrook; Silent Pass, Fernie; C.P.R. Depot at Crow's Nest; Coleman, Alberta; Ludbreek Falls, Alberta; a view of Turtle Mountain and the Frank Slide; Crow's Nest Mountain; street views of downtown Calgary; Banff bridge; zoo visit; Bow Valley; Hot Springs; Mt. Rundle from Mt. Norquay Ski Camp; Mt. Edith; ski mountaineering with Mt. Norquay Ski Camp; skiing from Mt. Norquay hut; Cascade from Banff; houses in Banff; rail bridges and tracks; The Great Divide peak sign; Camp Garibaldi (at Garibaldi Lake); Alpine Club of Canada camp; tent camping; Sphinx Bay; The Table; Garibaldi Meadows; female mountaineers; hiking; mountaineering; Summit cairn of Castle Towers; Castle Towers; Black Tusk; a picnic during a climb; and Emmie Brooks.

Album M

  • WA_2013_026-01-03
  • Subseries
  • [1922-1929]
  • Part of Brooks fonds

Photographs of mountaineering; female mountaineers; hiking; climbing; Luxor; Pitt Valley; Sphinx; Garibaldi Lake; crevasse; Garibaldi; Gentian Ridge; Black Tusk; alpine flowers; Sentinel; Castle Towers camp; The Table; cross-country skiing; Hollyburn Ridge; Forks Peak; Crown Mountain; The Camel; Echo Mountain; Goat Mountain; Cathedral-White; hiking; scenery; camping; climbing in Peru; Grand Canyon; Red Rock; Yellowstone Canyon; Old Faithful Geyser; Giant Geyser; bears; elk; buffalo; Indian Chief; picnics; a summit cairn; seagulls; Lake of the Hanging Glaciers; Purcells; Earl Grey Pass; Bugaboos; Washmawapta Snow Fields; Helmet Mountain; Isaac Creek; Twin Creek; dogsledding; waterfalls; Habrych Mountain; Burbank; Santa Barbara; aerial mountain shots; float planes; boating; and portraits.

Album N

  • WA_2013_026-01-04
  • Subseries
  • [1928-1929]
  • Part of Brooks fonds

Photographs of the Alpine Club of Canada camp, Rogers Pass, the Rocky Mountains, Swiss Peak, Sir Donald, Selkirks, a cabin, camping, hiking clothes, a glacier, climbing, mountaineering, female mountaineers, hiking, Black Tusk, Garibaldi Lake, Castle Towers, Guard Mountain, The Table, Black Tusk meadows, Helm Glacier, Mount Price, Eric Brooks, a Rocky Mountain area resort, Mount Edith Cavell, Amythest Lake, Jasper, The Seven Sisters, Mount Baker, Washington, and a postal float plane in Peru.

Black Tusk

Photograph of man standing beside Black Tusk peak. Photographer's shadow cast on ground. Glass slide framed with blue tape.

Black Tusk from East Bluff [2]

Black Tusk from East Bluff with three trekkers in foreground, three ascending flank of the Tusk, and three black dot trekkers ascending chimney on the Tusk.

Brooks fonds

  • WA_2013_026
  • Fonds
  • 1922-2003

Photographs of Vancouver to Calgary by rail, ski mountaineering with Mt. Norquay Ski Camp, Camp Garibaldi (at Garibaldi Lake), Alpine Club of Canada camp, camping, female mountaineers, hiking, mountaineering, summit cairn of Castle Towers, Black Tusk, Emmie Brooks, Eric Brooks, snowshoeing, the Rocky Mountains, Selkirks, a glacier, Garibaldi Park, Guard Mountain, The Table, Peru, California, and Yellowstone Park.

C[harles] T. T[ownsend] on the summit of Mt [James] Turner - Sept. 12, 1923

  • WMA_P88-01-050
  • File
  • September 12, 1923
  • Part of Neal Carter

Photograph taken by Neal Carter of Charles Townsend on the summit of Mt. James Turner on September 12, 1923.

Caption: "C[harles] T. T[ownsend] on the summit of Mt. [James] Turner - Sept. 12, 1923."

[Neal Carter has also traced the tips of mountains in view on the back of the photograph with labels written backwards so that if you hold the photo up to the light, the labels appear superimposed on the image. The labels read Pyramid Peak, Wedgemount Valley, [James] Turner Glacier [now known as Chaos Glacier], and Black Tusk.]

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