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1974-1999

Photographs of the Jazz Festival, rafting on Owl Creek, climbing in the Tantalus Range, car shows, swimming, the Molson World Cup Downhill, Whistler Village construction, Ski School, skiing, windsurfing on Alta Lake, skating, bears, the filming of a movie, tennis, barbecues, picnics, Ski Patrol, ski instruction, awards, Eco Challenge, the Belly Flop Contest at the Christiana Inn, Roundhouse Lodge, Orange Chair, Red Chair, Whistler Express Gondola, aerial shots of Whistler Valley, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Mountain, hiking, sunbathing, fishing, horseback riding, Duffey Lake Road, ski run grooming, weightlifting, balloons, Symphony on the Mountain, and the Great Snow Earth Water Race.

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  • GRI-01-30-025
  • File
  • March 1978 - October 1982
  • Part of Greg Griffith

Photographs of the Whistler Village welcome sign with Blackcomb Lodge and Rainbow Building in the background, Whistler Village under construction including aerial shots showing Clocktower Building, Executive Inn, Fitzsimmons Lodge, Crystal Lodge, the Conference Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel, Delta Mountain Inn/Hilton Whistler Resort, and Blackcomb Lodge. Also includes photographs of people skiing down Shale Slope at Whistler Peak in 1978, Jack Bright skiing down Blackcomb in 1980, Gord Huxtable skiing the Saudan Couloir Extreme in 1980, a freestyle competition on Whistler Mountain in 1980, a nude dock at Lost Lake in 1979, Chris Blaylock windsurfing on Alta Lake in July 1979, and Darryl Bowie spring skiing on Whistler Mountain in 1980.

Captions:
014: "SHALE SLOPE WHISTLER PEAK, MAR 78"
015: "BLACKCOMB BEFORE [UFB?] JAN '80 JACK BRIGHT"
016: "COULOIR EXTREME BLACKCOMB, 1980 GORDIE HUXTABLE"
017: "FREESTYLE COMP WHISTLER AP. 80"
018: "LOST LAKE NUDE DOCK 79"
019: "WINDSURFING ALTA LAKE CHRIS BLAYLOCK JULY, 79"
020: "[DARRLY?] BOWIE - W.M. SPRING SKIING 1980"

1975-2007

Photographs of various people skiing and snowboarding on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, heli-skiing, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, gondolas, chairlifts, the Blackcomb Powdercats, alpenglow, Wedge Mountain, Mt Weart, Labatts World Cup Freestyle Championships, rafting, picnics, windsurfing, Whistler Golf Course, Chateau Whistler Golf Course, Nicklaus North Golf Course, ski racing, the Molson World Cup Downhill, the Molson Canadian Masters Alpine Series, Whistler Village, 7th Heaven, Burnt Stew Basin, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, Tyax Mountain Lake Resort, Roundhouse Lodge, Rendezvous Lodge, Kids Kamp, carriage rides in Whistler Village, Showcase T-bar, Black Tusk, Cheakamus Lake, avalanches, the Garibaldi Gruel mountain biking race, Slush Cup, aerial photography, panoramic photography, night photography, construction of Whistler Village, Bruce Watt and Radar the Rescue Dog, fireworks, restaurants, hotels, Eco-Challenge, Symphony on the Mountain, Upper Village, the Boot Pub, a train going through the Cheakamus Canyon, Meadow Park Sports Centre, the Mt Currie Rodeo, Whistler Farmers Market, Alta Lake, hiking, climbing, a floatplane, the Inukshuk at Whistler Peak, paragliding, paraskiing, hockey on the frozen Alta Lake, barbecues, trampolining at Highland Lodge, The Keg fire, Whiski Jack, Creekside, cross-country skiing, Joffre Lakes, Musical Bumps Trail, Singing Pass, Harmony Lake, Alpha Lake, Nita Lake, the Peak to Valley Race, a snowboarder on a quarterpipe, Christine's Restaurant, Pika's Restaurant, Monk's Grill, Longhorn Saloon & Grill, Stoney's, Whistler Creek Lodge, Telemark Place, a neon sign for Whistler Brewing Co., apres ski, Stephanie Sloan's Women's Only Program, Mountain Hosts, Horstman Hut, the gym at the Hilton Whistler Resort, sunrises, skiing in Vail, Colorado, and the Valley Trail.

Slides

Photographs of Greg Heyes, Gerry Young, Eric Berger, and Dean Stone skiing Whistler Mountain; John Kindree skiing, Mike Douglas and Scott Nicholson skiing Blackcomb Glacier, Stephanie Sloan skiing, Brad Vancour and Gord Huxtable skiing Blackcomb Mountain, Ralf Socher and Thomas Eriksson skiing in races, Dean Stone skiing taken with a remote camera, someone paraskiing on Blackcomb Mountain, a skier in the Whistler back bowls, and a skier at the top of Blackcomb Glacier.

Captions:
001: "GREG HEYES - WHISTLER"
002: "SKIER: JOHN KINDREE"
003: "SKIER: GERRY YOUNG WHISTLER"
004: "SKIERS: MIKE DOUGLAS SCOTT NICHOLSON BLACKCOMB GLACIER"
005: "ERIC BERGER - WHISTLER"
008: "SKIER: DEAN STONE WHISTLER"
009: "SKIER: BRAD VANCOUR BLACKCOMB"
010: "GORDIE HUXTABLE - BLACKCOMB"
012: "SOCHER CAN"
015: "SKIER: DEAN STONE REMOTE CAMERA"
017: "ERIKSSON - SWE"
018: "PARASAILING BLACKCOMB"
019: "BACK BOWLS OF WHISTLER"
020: "TOP OF BLACKCOMB GLACIER"

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Photographs of Pat Griffith, Greg Heyes, and Dean Stone skiing Whistler Mountain, John Kindree skiing Sunnyside on Blackcomb Mountain, Brad Vancour skiing Hawaii 5.0, a helicopter unloading heli-skiers on Powder Mountain, Mike Douglas, Ginny Fortin, Tom Kerr, and Steve Legge skiing Blackcomb Mountain, Gord Huxtable skiing Catskinner on Blackcomb, and Whistler Village in winter including Clocktower Building, Crystal Lodge, Carleton Lodge, and Blackcomb Mountain in the background.

Captions:
001: "SKIER: PAT GRIFFITH WHISTLER"
002: "SUNNYSIDE, BLACKCOMB SKIER: JOHN KINDREE"
003: "SKIER: BRAD VANCOUR HAWAII 5.0"
004: "SKIER : PAT GRIFFITH"
006: "HELI-UNLOAD POWDER MTN, B.C."
007: "SKIER : MIKE DOUGLAS BLACKCOMB"
008: "SKIER: GINNY FORTIN BLACKCOMB"
009: "SKIER: GREG HEYES WHISTLER"
010: "SKIER: TOM KERR BLACKCOMB"
011: "SKIER: DEAN STONE WHISTLER"
013: "SKIER: MIKE DOUGLAS BLACKCOMB"
014: "WHISTLER VILLAGE"
015: "DEAN STONE WHISTLER"
016: "DOWN TO HELICOPTER FOR LUNCH POWDER MTN, B.A."
017: "SKIER: STEVE LEGGE BLACKCOMB"
018: "GORDIE HUXTABLE ON CATSKINNER, BLACKCOMB"

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.