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Adventures West

  • ADV
  • Fonds
  • 1971

Materials created by Adventures West relating to the development of Adventures West Village on the East shore of Alta Lake in Whistler Cay, including maps, planning documents, and promotional material.

Greg Griffith

  • GRI
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2007

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), summer sports, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, heli-skiing, heli-boarding, and hotels and condominiums. The collection also includes photographs of well-known Whistler residents, historical moments in Whistler (such as the opening of Blackcomb Mountain, the construction of Whistler Village, squatter culture), and various events in Whistler.

Phil Mitchell

  • PMIT
  • Fonds
  • [1979-1980]

Materials donated by Phil Mitchell, including posters from ski race events in Whistler and construction photographs of Whistler Village and Telemark Condominiums.

Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) Fonds

  • RMOW
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2020

Reports and studies from the Resort Municipality of Whistler that relate to the planning and development of Whistler Village, the resort municipality, the gondola area, and the Sea-to-Sky region between Squamish and Pemberton. The documents broach subjects including ecology, resort development, the environment, transportation, heritage, schools, architecture, sustainability, and municipal politics. Also includes photographs of RMOW events and a public art catalogue.

Photographs of events held in Whistler run in-part by the Resort Municipality of Whistler.

Eldon Beck Fonds

  • WA_2005_008
  • Fonds
  • 1978 - 1989

These files contain documents, concept plans, maps, and architectural drawings relating to the development of Whistler Village and base area facilities. These items were created by Eldon Beck and his associates during the planning stages of Whistler Village.

Please note: Some records could not be found in the location guide.

Beck, Eldon

George Bury Fonds

  • WA_2008_002
  • Fonds
  • 1939

Photographs of an exploratory trip in the mountains around Alta Lake to search for a suitable location for a ski hill. The group of four men comprised of George Bury, George Eisenschimmel, Howard Hamil (all from the Holyburn Ski Club on the North Shore) and a guide, whose name has been forgotten. They explored around Cheakamus Lake, Black Tusk, Garibaldi Lake, and the Barrier. The group were dropped off by float plane on Cheakamus Lake and exited down the Barrier. They then hiked to the rail line, where they flagged down the Pacific Great Eastern train to Squamish, and then took the boat back to Vancouver. The ski hill plans were never carried out due to the interruption of the Second World War.

Allan Waisman Fonds

  • WA_2009_013
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1976-1980?]

Items donated by Allan Waisman, of Waisman Dewar Macdonald planning, including a laminated booklet titled "Whistler Village / A Resort Community," which was the first official plan for Whistler Village.

Mike Hurst Fonds

  • WA_2015_026
  • Fonds
  • 1970s-1989

Issues of Whistler - The Magazine from 1982-1989, maps of Whistler Village designs and development, and other textual documents relating to the planning, design, and amenities offered in the new Whistler Village.

Alison Apps (Racey) Fonds

  • WA_2016_012
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1992

Items donated by Alison Apps (nee Racey), including the RMOW's Heritage Plan, Gondola Area Study, the building of Highway 99, and the procurement and maintenance of their plot of land near Wayside Park on Alta Lake, animal and bird pamphlets, and logging maps from the Whistler Valley.

Bill Barratt Fonds

  • WA_2016_042
  • Fonds
  • 2002-2010

Planning booklets from the Resort Municipality of Whistler including Five-Year Financial Plans from the Resort Municipality of Whistler and 2010 Olympic Winter Games framework summaries, reports, and budgets.

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