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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


Photographs of Wedge Mountain as seen from Greg Griffith's balcony, Graeme Power riding through trees on Bagel Bowl on Whistler Mountain, skier Dave Gauley on Blackcomb Peak, Greg Daniels snowboarding on Whistler Mountain, Paul Morrison skiing his way to work, various mountain views with people skiing, Nelson Jensen skiing the Friday the 13th chutes on Whistler Peak, alpenglow on Wedge Mountain and other mountains, snowboarder Eric Berger on Blackcomb Glacier, various skiers and snowboarders in fresh powder, Blackcomb Mountain, Alta Lake, forests, fresh snow, skier Joe Lammers on Sun Bowl on Whistler Mountain, the sunrise on Wedge Mountain, and condominiums covered in fresh snow.

001: "View from my balcony Wedge Mt in b.g."
002: "Bagel Bowl trees Whistler, B.C. Rider: Graeme Power 50 years young"
003: "Blackcomb Peak Skier: Dave Gauley"
004: "Snowboarding Whistler Rider: Greg Daniells [sic]"
005: "Photog [sic] Paul Morrison on his way to work."
007: "Heli Skiing Pemberton Ice Cap with Corporate Helicopters"
008: "Cliffs below Friday 13th Chutes Whistler Peak Skier: Nelson Jensen"
011: "Winter/Blackcomb/Ski Blackcomb Glacier Snowboarder: Eric Berger"
014: "Whistler, B.C. First snow Wedge Mtn."
015: "Blackcomb Mt.& Alta Lake Whistler"
018: 'Sun Bowl Whistler Mt. Skier: Joe Lammers"
019: "Sunrise on Wedge Mt. Whistler B.C."
020: "Whistler-WInter Condos in snow country"

Whistler - The Magazine

Whistler - The Magazine editions spanning from 1982-1989. The magazines feature stories about Whistler locals and Whistler's history, shopping guides, accommodation guides, village maps, and ads from local businesses.

Greg Griffith

Photographs taken by Greg Griffith of skiing, ski racing, Dave Murray, Stephanie Sloan, Nancy Greene, Roundhouse, Rendezvous, Whistler Mountain, and Blackcomb Mountain.

Griffith, Greg

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"


Original slides, transparencies, negatives, contact sheets, and prints of photographs taken by Greg Griffith, local photographer and owner of Mountain Moments Photography. The photographs are chiefly of skiing, snowboarding, mountain scenery, aerial shots, Whistler Village, skiing and Snowboarding competitions (including the Molson World Cup Downhill and World Cup of Snowboarding), summer sports, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, heli-skiing, heli-boarding, and hotels and condominiums. The collection also includes photographs of well-known Whistler residents and athletes, historical moments in Whistler (such as the opening of Blackcomb Mountain, the construction of Whistler Village, squatter culture), and various events in Whistler.


Posters, postcards, calendars, newspapers, magazine clippings, and other ephemera relating to Greg Griffith's photography career.

Opening Ceremonies and Salmon BBQ [Winterfest]

Photographs taken by Greg Griffith depicting various events from Winterfest, Whistler Fall Festival and Squamish Days, including the Salmon BBQ, opening ceremonies for the Molson World Downhill competition, musical and theatrical performances, closing ceremonies, and sporting competitions.

Griffith, Greg


Photographs of Whistler Village during the day and night with Christmas lights (buildings include: Clocktower Building, Crystal Lodge, Fitzsimmons Lodge, Sundial Hotel, Carleton Lodge, St. Andrews House, and Chateau Whistler Resort), mountain views of Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains, Blueberry Hill with Blackcomb in the background, and the view of Wedge Mountain from Greg Griffith's balcony.

003, 004: "Whistler Village/Winter Whistler B.C."
005, 006, 014: "Whistler Village In Winter"
007: "Winter-Whistler Village Chateau Whistler Resort"
008: "Whistler-Winter Whistler Village & Blackcomb Mt."
009: "Blueberry Hill Estates Blackcomb Mt in b.g. Whistler, B.C."
010: "Winter/Whistler Fresh snow in Whistler Village"
015, 016: "View from my balcony Wedge Mt in b.g."
017: "Rainbow Park Whistler, B.C."
020: "Winter/Whistler Whistler Village Whistler, B.C."

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