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Karen Overgaard Fonds

  • WA_2016_068
  • Fonds
  • 2008

A Peak to Peak Gondola adult sightseeing ticket valid for December 12, 2008, the first day the gondola opened.

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A Peak to Peak Gondola adult sightseeing ticket valid for December 12, 2008, the first day the gondola opened.

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.

Gondola Stories

A 5 minute film directed by Ace Mackay-Smith for the 2008 Whistler Film Festival. Gondola stories tells the story of the development of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and the gondolas built for them.

Whistler Blackcomb 50th Anniverary Poster

Whistler-Blackcomb 50th anniversary poster by Vanessa Park. A painting of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains including the Peak 2 Peak gondola. Entitled 50 Years of Going Beyond 1965-66 - 2015-16.

Bob Barnett

  • BBARN
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2008

Materials donated by Bob Barnett from various events in Whistler, including posters from the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, the Shell Cup Canadian Championships, the Vachon Cup, Molson World Cup Downhill, Whistler Ski Classic, Todd Brooker Ski Challenge, Alpine Wine Festival, Alpine Wine & Dine, the opening of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, and the 40th anniversary of Whistler Mountain and 25th anniversary of Blackcomb Mountain. There are also advertising posters from LANGE boots and Elan Skis.

Posters

Posters donated by Bob Barnett from various events in Whistler, including the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, the Shell Cup Canadian Championships, the Vachon Cup, Molson World Cup Downhill, Whistler Ski Classic, Todd Brooker Ski Challenge, Alpine Wine Festival, Alpine Wine & Dine, the opening of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, and the 40th anniversary of Whistler Mountain and 25th anniversary of Blackcomb Mountain. There are also advertising posters from LANGE boots and Elan Skis.

Whistler Traveller Magazine 2012

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.

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