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Whistler Visitor Centre Skiing
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Photographs of various skiers on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains including the areas: Harmony Ridge, Flute Peak, Whistler Peak, Ziggy's Bowl, Blackcomb Glacier, and Roundhouse Lodge (skiers Duncan McKenzie, Richie Schley, Joe Lammers, and snowboarder Oliver Roy), a view of Harmony Express Chair near Harmony Ridge, Whistler Village near St. Andrews House with a view of the Whistler Visitor Centre, skiers making ski tracks in fresh powder, a snow sculpture of the an Inukshuk, a cross-country skier near [Green Lake?], fresh snow in Whistler Village near Clocktower Building, and Crystal Lodge.

001, 004-005: "Harmony Ridge Whistler Mountain, BC Canada Skier- Duncan McKenzie"
007: "Flute Peak with Blackcomb Ski [R?] Skier : Ritchie Schley Whistler Mtn, BC Canada"
008: "The Peak Whistler Mtn, BC Canada Snowboarder: Oliver Roy"
009: "The Peak Whistler Mountain, BC Canada Skier- Duncan McKenzie"
010: "Ziggy's Bowl Blackcomb Mountain B.C. Canada Skier:Ritchie Schley"
012: "The Peak Whistler Mountain B.C. Canada Skier: Joe Lammers"
013: "Winter/Whistler Fresh Powder on Whistler Peak"
015: "X-C Skiing Whistler B.C."
016: "Fresh snow Whistler Village B.C. Canada"
017: "Blackcomb Glacier"
018, 019: "Roundhouse Lodge Whistler Mtn"
020: "Whistler Mt viewed from Blackcomb"

Whistler Area Information Office

Documents collected and created by Sonya McCarthy through her work at the Whistler Area Information Office, including pamphlets, booklets, correspondence, business cards, and other promotional items.

Sonya McCarthy

  • WA_2018_021
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1996

Material donated by Sonya McCarthy gathered from her time as Alderman on the Municipal Council (RMOW), working for the Whistler Area Information Office, doing community work, and from Whistler Mountain. Documents include personal files, correspondence, pamphlets, posters, maps, and other promotional material regarding events, planning, accommodation, and services in the Whistler area from 1980 to 1996.


Photographs primarily of freestyle skiers and snowboarders on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, including mid-air shots, backcountry terrain, moguls, cornices, bowls, and chutes. Also includes photographs of glaciers, mountain views, snow sculptures, ski tracks, Ski Scamps, group portraits, Whistler Village, Green Lake, Roundhouse Lodge, heli-skiing, sunsets, alpenglow, Cheakamus Lake, Vail, telemark skiing, the Molson World Cup Downhill, Ipsoot Mountain, Powder Mountain, Pemberton Icecap, the Spearhead Range, ski touring, cross-country skiing, Slush Cup, Upper Village, Black Tusk, Excalibur Gondola, Peak Chair, hang gliding, groomed ski runs, Big Red Express Chair, Franz's Chair, and the Labatts World Cup Freestyle Championship.


Photographs of skiing and snowboarding on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, mountain views, chairlifts, ski racing at the Molson World Cup Downhill and Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, adaptive ski racing at the Disabled Skier Championships, telemark skiing at the Telemark World Championships, aerial shots of the Whistler valley, Harmony Bowl, Roundhouse Lodge, Black Tusk, Alta Lake, Green Lake, Whistler Village, Whistler Peak, alpenglow, Harmony Express Chair, Big Red Express Chair, Peak Chair, skiing on Horstman Glacier, Secret Bowl, Upper Village views, Magic Chair, views of shops signs in Whistler Village including The Glacier Shop and Berg & Berg, icicles, sunsets, Creekside, night photography, Symphony Bowl, Flute Bowl, Village Stroll, a portrait of skier Sabrina Chabot, Glen Harris and Tim Rickli skiing, cabins, Excalibur Gondola, Dean Stone skiing Burnt Stew Basin, Rendezvous Lodge, sleigh rides in Upper Village, snow-making, Whistler Express Gondola, cross-country skiing, Blackcomb Glacier, Snowcat groomers on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain (Blackcomb Powdercats), apres ski, Pika's Restaurant and Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain, juggling on Whistler Mountain, condominiums, Green Chair, Solar Coaster, 7th Heaven Express Chair, snow-covered outhouses, Secret Bowl, a helicopter evacuating someone, a frozen creek, Cara Dollan skiing Ziggy's Bowl, and views of Village North.


Photographs of a skier in fresh powder on either Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain, night views of Whistler Village and Village North with fresh snow (buildings include: Crystal Lodge, Whistler Visitor Centre, Village Gate House, Tyndall Stone Lodge, Summit Lodge, and Marketplace Lodge), and skier Cara Dollan skiing Ziggy's Bowl on Blackcomb Mountain.

018: "Fresh Snow in Whistler Village Whistler Mtn, BC Canada"
019: "Fresh snow Whistler Village B.C. Canada"
020: "Ziggy's Bowl Blackcomb Mountain B.C. Canada Skier: Cara Dollan"