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(Scrooge Envelope (2) 1976)

Photographs of a Snowcat, Ski Patrol, the top of Red Chair, a Ski Patrol cabin, John Hetherington, Roger McCarthy at a Ski Patrol communication station, and Bruce Watt viewing roll of wind readings.

1978-2007

Photographs of various people skiing and snowboarding on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, cross-country skiing, aerial shots of the mountains and Whistler Village, early construction of Whistler Village, Creekside Gondola, the Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival, mountain views, Arnold Palmer golfing at Whistler Golf Course, the Delta Mountain Inn, ski racing at the Molson World Cup Downhill and Hochtaler Cup, canoeing, chairifts, the water slide at the Springs, hang gliding, hockey on a frozen lake, tennis, events on the mountain, Ski Scamps, RCMP, Willie Whistler, Christine's Restaurant at Rendezvous Lodge, snow bikes, sledding, catskiing, heli-skiing, snowboarding, fishing, alpenglow, deer, a gambling event at Whistler Conference Centre, Alta Lake, Whistler Cay, Andy and Bonnie Munster's cabin, Lyall Featherstone's cabin, Green Lake, the rescue cable car over the Cheakamus River in Cheakamus Crossing, a helicopter evacuating someone, Roundhouse Lodge, a helicopter at the microwave tower, alpenglow on Mt. Weart and Wedge Mountain, adaptive ski racing, fireworks, trampolining at the Highland Lodge, an event in the Myrtle Philip School gym, a car show in Village Square, Skier's Chapel, Nasty Jack's, Longhorn Saloon & Grill, Dos Senoritas Restaurant, the Jazz Festival on the mountain, Cheakamus Lake, aerobics, choir, sunsets, swimming pools, hotels, a Labatt's hot air balloon, Whistler Resort & Club at Nita Lake, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, ski ballet, Fitzsimmons Creek, Vale Inn, backcountry skiing, condominiums in the Benchlands, Secret Bowl, the Saudan Couloir, Black Tusk, Excalibur Gondola, Harmony Bowl, Symphony Bowl, Christmas lights, Whistler Peak, Village North, and Birkenhead Peak in Pemberton.

Blabcomb - Vol. IV, Issue 4 - Feb. 13, 1991

  • YANISIW-01-02-003
  • File
  • February 13, 1991
  • Part of CJ Yanisiw

Issue of Blabcomb - Blackcomb Mountain's staff newsletter - from February 13, 1991. Articles include:

  • Happy Valentine's Day
  • A little rain doesn't stop us...we get better...and better.....
  • You're Exceptional!
  • Blackcomb - A Leader in Snow-making
  • Hurray for Blackcomb's own heroes
  • Search & Rescue Team - Blackcomb Mountain Ski Patrol
  • Job Announcement
  • The February I.C.E. Awards (& Party)
  • Club Couloir
  • For Your Info...
  • Rendezvous Ridge Question of the Week
  • Employee Relations Committee for Positive Change in the Workplace
  • Blackcomb is turning green!
  • Staff Clinic Schedule
  • Millar's Pond
  • The Classifieds

Roger McCarthy, Lorne Borgal and Dave Murray Break Ground for Squarehouse Expansion

A typed note attached to the reverse of this print reads:

"Left: Roger McCarthy, Project Manager
Center: Lorne Borgal, President and CEO of Whistler Ski Corp.
Right: Dave Murray, Director of Skiing

Break ground for the Squarehouse expansion project at 1,957 meters (6,420 feet) elevation on Whistler Mountain. Expansion will be complete for 1984/1985 ski season."

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  • GRI-01-55-015
  • File
  • April 1978 - March 1987
  • Part of Greg Griffith

Photographs of a hang gliding event in the driving range near Delta Mountain Inn, Roger McCarthy and Bob Boyer talking with one another, various skiers on Whistler and/or Blackcomb Mountain that include children, freestyle skiers making aerial jumps, a skier in costume, a band performing for a crowd of people on Blackcomb Mountain near Rendezvous Lodge, skiers heading up a mountain on a 2-person chairlift, heli-skiers in a mountain range with a helicopter, people in the swimming pool and tennis courts of the Whistler Resort & Club with Nita Lake in the background, children participating in the Kids Kamp on Blackcomb Mountain, a Labatt's hot air balloon on Whistler Mountain, a ski racer at the start of the World Cup Downhill, and Whistler Village at night.

Captions:
016: "AVALAUNCHER - WHISTLER"

The Kathy Barnett Leadership Luncheon Event Program

An event program booklet for the Kathy Barnett Leadership Luncheon, raising funds for the Kathy Barnett Memorial Fund. The event aims to mentor leaders of the future and the booklet contains a welcome letter, information about the Kathy Barnett Memorial Fund, biographies and photos of all the mentors involved in the program, and a list of sponsors, volunteers, and donors. Found in a scrapbook.

Two handwritten pages of notes about various lots

Two pages of handwritten notes about 5638 (Lot 30), 5710 (Lot 12) and 5642 (Lot 29) on Alta Lake Road. The notes are about the current and former owners of the properties and how the houses were built and purchased.

Week of August 23, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to running race; car accident; weightlifting in Whistler Village; tug of war; portraits; City Hall; roof; construction; Dave Murray Summer Camps; Alpine; summertime on Whistler Mountain; Lorne Borgal; Rodger McCarthy; skiing; Groundbreaking ceremony Pika's Rest; Mr. Mountain competition; Battle of the Travel Stars;
Appears in August 23, 1984 issue:
02-420-B-24. Pg. 1. Caption: [right] Seven athletes competed over the weekend for the Mr. Mountain title, which was eventually won by defending champ Ken Hardy. Events included golfing, kayaking, cycling, weightlifting and a series of timed calisthenics.
02-420-A-2. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Municipal Clerk Kris Shoup Robinson packs it in Friday, Aug. 17 for the big move to bigger and better facilities at the new municipal hall in Whistler Village. Staff have been waiting five years for the move.
02-420-C-31. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] This Baxter condotel unit may seem out of place on West Georgia Street in Vancouver, but marketing consultant Mel Grebinsky says it's one of the "highest profile" corners in the city. The Baxter Group is marketing 165 of the $50,000 units inside the buildings, which will be built near the Whistler gondola, and according to Grebinsky, everyone from office clerks to lawyers is interested. Admission to the downtown show unit is by donation to the Variety Club.
02-420-F-14. Pg. 5. Caption: Now that;s breaking ground! Whistler Mountain's new addition to its Squarehouse got underway last Wednesday with (L to R) Roger McCarthy, project manager; Lorne Borgal, WMSC president; and Dave Murray, director of skiing. The initial phase of the project, slated for a December completion, includes a 350-seat dining area and 186 sq. m kitchen designed to produced baked goods, soups and a variety of other items. Additional improvements scheduled for the 1985/86 ski season include a 250-seat mezzanine and the balance of a full production kitchen.
02-420-B-29. Pg. 8. Caption: About 120 travel agents flocked to Whistler Saturday for a fun-day event appropriately titled Battle of the Travel Stars. These office athletes completed obstacle courses by foot and by canoe, set new records in swimming.dress-up event at Delta Mountain Inn's pool and ended the day with a rousing banquet at the hotel. The tug-of-war (above) had the added excitement of a pool of Mazola between the two teams.
02-420-F-25. Pg. 9. Caption: A healthy group of 30 young skiers is taking part in a month-long Whistler Mountain Ski Club ski camp. Skiing sessions are held on the Whistler Mountain glaciers using the club's rope tow, but the skiers also spent a week drylands training before starting the technically-oriented camp directed by coach Jacques Morel. Skiers are taking a one-week break before starting the slalom session.

Week of September 28, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to Blackcomb Lodge; Blackcomb Mountain; construction; costumes; dancing
Appears in October 1, 1981 issue:
02-207-14. Pg. 1. Caption: Blackcomb Lodge's 'Hotel" sign makes strange reading in a half finished state.
02-207-1. Pg. 8. Caption: New appointments at Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation from left to right: Don Murray, assistant to the general manager; David O'Keefe, north side co-ordinator; and Roger McCarthy, alpine co-ordinator.
02-207-31. Pg. 13. Caption: A la 1950's Myrtle Philip school 'Manager' Bob Daly hand out a prize to Tom Beatty and Sharon Berry while Ruth Howells and Andy Petersen look on.
02-207-8. Pg. 17. Caption: The Blackcomb mountaintop restaurant and day lodge sports a new 2600 sq. ft. deck.
02-207-3. Pg. 18. Caption: Grandview Blacktop crew paves the ramp at Backcomb's Chair 1 mid station on September 26.
02-207-21. Pg. 19. Caption: Keith Jamieson hams it up at the Community Club's 50's night.
02-207-20. Pg. 20. Caption: Whistler's best of the 50's -- from left to right: Bob & Sharon Daly, Lindsay Wilson, Jeff Wuolle, Suzanne Wilson and Colleen Wuolle at the Community Club dinner.
02-207-22. [From left to right: unknown, unknown, Glen Rustad, Candy Rustad]
02-207-23. [Evelyn Cullen]
02-207-24. [Franz Carpay is the man at back-right, Beverly Wylie is the woman dancing on the right in the foreground]
02-207-26. [Denis Beauregard is dancing in the background on the left, Sharon Daly and Franz Carpay are dancing behind the two in the foreground in the centre]
02-207-27. [From left to right: Lindsay Wilson and Dave MacPhail]
02-207-28. [Bob Daly is in the foreground on the left in profile, and Ruth Howells is in the back-centre to the left of the man in the bowtie]
02-207-34. [From left to right: unknown, unknown, Suzanne Wilson, unknown]

Whistler Mountain Personnel Manual

A Whistler Mountain Personnel Manual issued November 9, 1982. Contains all information necessary for employees working for Whistler Mountain.
Table of Contents:
Welcome to Whistler (Part 1)
What's What (Part 2):

  • History (1)
  • Current Data (3)
  • Special Events (8)
  • Who's Who (9)
  • Important Telephone Numbers (10)
    What's Expected - Your Role (Part 3):
  • Courtesy (1)
  • Presence (1)
  • Punctuality (2)
  • Good Conduct (2)
  • Good Appearance (2)
  • Good Relations (3)
    On the Mountain - Good Work Practices (Part 4):
  • Time Inputs (1)
  • Coffee and Lunch Breaks (1)
  • Accidents or Emergencies (1)
  • Use of Company Vehicles (2)
  • Use of Company Facilities (3)
  • Radio Ten Codes and Regulations (4)
  • Lift Evacuation Methods (5)
  • Hazards (9)
    What's Provided (Part 5):
  • Wages (1)
  • Benefits (2)
  • Training (5)
  • Parking (6)
  • Vacation Pay (6)
  • Employee Purchase Program (6)
  • Ski School Lessons (7)
  • Uniforms and Lockers (7)
  • Personnel Policies (8)
    Skiing - Staff and Family (Part 6)
    Taboos (Part 7)