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WA_2017_032-003 · Item · November 21, 2015
Part of Jack Douglass Fonds

Newspaper clipping from the Vancouver Sun including a timeline of "Whistler Mountain through the years." Significant events from the opening of Rainbow Lodge in 1914 to the naming of Whistler as top ski resort in North America in 2015 are listed. The clipping also contains the continuation of an article from page A17 about the history of Whistler. There are two photographs: skiers disembarking a gondola in 1991 and construction work on Whistler Town Centre in 1980.

Vancouver Sun
WA_2016_014-002-004 · Item · 2012
Part of Mary Newman Fonds

Whistler Traveller magazine from summer/fall 2012.
Table of Contents:
16 Whistler - Welcome to Sea to Sky Country
22 Before Whistler Was Whistler - A look back at Whistler's pioneers
32 Pure Whistler Adventures - Mountain playground for thrillseekers
37 Improving your Ride - Honing your mountain biking skills
40 Rainbow Lake Trail - Discover a treasure
44 Get on Board - Stand up paddleboarding
48 Black Beauties - Insight from Whistler's Bear Man
52 Tips from the Pros - Sharpening up your game with the local pros
59 Destination: Relaxation - Unplug, unwind and rejuvenate
66 Kitchen Q & A - Executive chef Stufano
69 Passion of the Sea - Discovering BC oysters
76 BC Wines - Your guide to the bes
80 Seeing Stars - Heavenly nights in Whistler
90 Winged Intelligence - Getting to know the clever ravens
92 RCMP - Law and order Canadian style
94 Pemberton - Discovering the fertile valley
96 Squamish - Exploring the outdoor recreation capital of Canada
106 Vancouver - The city
Local:
8, 10 Vibe - This 'n that ... Whistler style
12 Raves & Faves - A local's perspective
74 What We Love Now... - Try these!
Adventure:
26 Endless Activities - Your guide to adrenaline pumping fun from atv rides to ziplines
Taste:
62 Epicurean Indulgence - Where to go for everything from apres to artisan steak
Style:
84 Shopping - Check out the latest in fashion, art, gear and more
Calendar:
100 Whistler Events - What's happening
Where:
102 Local Maps - Find your way around Whistler Village and surrounding areas

Articles in the magazine include information on: sustainability, wildlife, Whistler amenities and things to do in the area, Whistler's pioneers, summer adventure activities, mountain biking, the Rainbow Trail, stand-up paddle-boarding, black bears, golf courses, spas in the Whistler area, recommended places to eat and drink, oysters, a BC wine guide, seeing the stars in the Whistler area, shopping in Whistler, Ravens, the RCMP, Pemberton, Squamish, a calendar of events and a map of Whistler Village.and an article about tourist attractions in Vancouver.

5714 Alta Lake Road
WA_2016_049-01-001 · File · 2005
Part of Gay Cluer Fonds

Notes relating to 5714 Alta Lake Road, lots 10 and 11. Includes notes from a chat with Roger Stacey, correspondence with Florence and Andy Petersen, correspondence with Roger Stacey, and handwritten note from Ray Dove, and a memoir from Ray Dove about Woodbine Cottage.

5730 Alta Lake Road
WA_2016_049-01-015 · File · [2005]
Part of Gay Cluer Fonds

Four sheets of handwritten narrative about 5730 Alta Lake Road, also known as Whispering Leaves. The narrative talks about the successive owners of the property and how the owners came and went form the Whistler area.

5690 Alta Lake Road
WA_2016_049-01-021 · File · [2005]
Part of Gay Cluer Fonds

Typed notes and anecdotes from J'Anne Greenwood, the owner of 5690 Alta Lake Road, Lots 17 and 18. The same stories are laid out several different times in slightly different formats, and cover stories about train travel and how the family came to buy a lot of Alta Lake Road and a general family history.

WA_2016_049-01-022-009 · Item · [2005]
Part of Gay Cluer Fonds

An information sheet about mail delivery in Alta Lake, including the Pacific Great Eastern railway and the post office located at Rainbow Lodge.

Community Input
MACLAURIN_2017_011-008-031 · File · 1999 - 2004
Part of Don MacLaurin

Documents concerning community input in the RMOW. The file includes correspondence; survey questions; comment forms; activity charts and data tables. One item of correspondence includes a list of nominations for Legends of Whistler.

WB-03-001 · File · [c. 1997-1998]
Part of Whistler Blackcomb Fonds

Promotional booklet advertising upcoming developments on Whistler Mountain, made possible by the investment of $24 million in the resort by Intrawest. These include a new high-speed detachable quad chairlift for the peak, improved alpine trails, the reintroduction of Franz's Chair, the complete renovation of the Roundhouse Lodge, and the redevelopment of Creekside base. The pamphlet includes modern photographs of the peak, archival photographs (Myrtle and Alex Philip and others on Whistler Mountain; Alan White, Nancy Greene, Roy Ferris, and Toni Sailer; and Rob Boyd) and concept art for the new Creekside.

3-05-001 · File · April 7, 1995
Part of Jardine / Betts / Smith fonds

Letter from Jenny Jardine to Echo-Marie Fawks (nee Betts) and her husband, Don, written on April 7, 1995. In the letter, Jenny recounts her and her family's life living in the Whistler Valley between the 1900s and the 1940s - at Rainbow Lodge, Mons, Alpha Lake, and finally at 34 1/2 Mile [Function Junction area]. Stories she recounts include their relationship with the Philips and Harry Horstman, hikes on Sproatt Mountain and to Cheakamus Lake, mail delivery, schooling, scavenging berries along the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and Howard Gebhart and her brothers' serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. She finishes the letter talking about her recent trip to Northern BC, the Yukon, and Alaska. The letter was enclosed in an envelope with notes written by Louise Smith regarding the letter's custodial history. The letter was given to Louise by Echo-Marie (Louise's cousin), who lived with her husband, Don, in Whistler from c. 1990 to c. 2012.

Whistler - The Magazine
WA_2015_026-01 · Series · 1982-1989
Part of Mike Hurst Fonds

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.