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Mary Murray Fonds

  • WA_2020_026
  • Fonds
  • [1975]-2020

Materials donated by Jinny Ladner on behalf of the late Whistler Museum & Archives board member, Mary Murray, just after her passing in 2020. Items include a colour copy of a print showing the top of the chairlifts on Whistler Mountain in 1975 and a thank-you greeting card celebrating Mary's work on the Whistler Museum's board signed by the board and staff members.

George Benjamin Fonds

  • Benjamin
  • Fonds
  • [1968-1991]

Photographs including but not limited to the Canadian Garibaldi Championships [1968], freestyle skiing, avalanche patrol, First Aid Ski Patrol, chairlifts, Pacific Great Eastern train, Toad Hall, helicopter landings, kayaking, Zube's Mushroom House, marijuana growing, the Crazy Canunks in Aspen, Franz Wilhelmsen skiing in 1982, Whistler aerials, Tokum Corners, summers at Lost Lake and Nita Lake, George Benjamin's family, construction of Town Hall, squatters at Jordan's Lodge, flood damage and landscapes, Pemberton rodeo, skiing on Whistler Mountain, hang-gliding, Gelandesprung ski jump contest, competitive downhill ski races, recreational skiing, windsurfing on Alta Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the River of Golden Dreams, avalauncher gun, Pacific Great Eastern maintenance and train during a snowstorm, fishing on Alta Lake, Gondola Barn in Creekside, chairlifts on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse, Nancy Greene Summer Ski School, World Cup 1984, landscapes of Whistler, Pemberton, Mount Currie Rodeo, salmon smoking, and a party at Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake.

Peak 2 Peak Fonds

  • WA_2012_005
  • Fonds
  • 2008-2009

Papers relating to opening day of the Peak 2 Peak gondola on December 12, 2008.

The donors, Andy and Florence Petersen were nominated by the community to be on the first Peak 2 Peak gondola ride from Blackcomb to Whistler along with twenty other citizens of Whistler.

The fonds includes:
Press release from Whistler Blackcomb announcing the names of the first riders, December 2, 2008
Press release from Whistler Blackcomb announcing details of the launch ceremony, December 4, 2008
Peak 2 Peak launch day itinerary
Information from Whistler Blackcomb's website relating to the launch, 9 December 9, 2008
One-day Whistler Blackcomb complimentary pass
Press cuttings
Peak 2 Peak fact sheet
International Ropeway Review Special on the Peak 2 Peak gondola, December, 2008
Brochure about the Peak 2 Peak entitled "Visonaries: Whistler Blackcomb and the Peak 2 Peak Gondola."

Also included is information on the first riders on the other gondola riding from Whistler to Blackcomb. The riders in this gondola earned their places by donating to local charities. The email includes a list of all the riders in this second gondola.