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5690 Alta Lake Road

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.

Early Times Information Sheet

An information sheet about the early times in the Whistler area including the basics of pioneer homes, the "civilizing" of the community, and social events.

General Information

Information sheets used to create the book entitled "The History of Alta Lake Road" by Florence Petersen. The information sheets are about things common to all residents such as the Pacific Great Eastern Railway and Mail Delivery. Also included are some information pages about more than one lot and their owners.

Helmer Fonds

  • WMA_P05_016
  • Fonds
  • [1930s]

Photographs taken by Dorthy Helmer at Alta Lake in the 1930s. Photographs include staff, visitors, and people visiting or working at Rainbow Lodge.

These names are marked on the back of some of the photographs: "Myrtle Philip", "Gillespie", and "Helmer".

Helmer, Dorothy

Molson World Downhill

Molson World Downhill Magazine published by Whistler Winterfest in March 1984.

Table of Contents:

p. 3: Sponsors
p. 8: Letters of Welcome
p. 12: Whistler Winterfest '84 - A calendar of special events culminating with the Molson World Downhill
p. 17: The World Looks at Whistler - Television coverage brings the Molson World Downhill to viewers around the globe. By Lynn Blanchard
p. 19: The Westside Course - A former Canadian alpine team member describes Whistler's challenging downhill course. By Dave Murray
p. 22: The World Cup Event - How the World Cup originated and how the downhill title is won
p. 24: Racer Profiles - Narratives of competitors on the World Cup downhill circuit. By Maxine Sevack
p. 34: A Canadian Tradition - The many aspects of Molson's involvement with skiing
p. 36: OCO '88 Trains at Sarajevo - The XV Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee gains first-hand experience at Sarajevo. By Frances Jackson
p. 40: From Pastoral Summer Playground to World Cup Host - An account of Whistler's metamorphosis from wilderness to resort destination. By Stew Muir
p. 45: Whistler's Year-Round Appeal - Discriminating vacationers will find a host of resort facilities and special events throughout the four seasons at Whistler
p. 48: The Conference Centre at Whistler - Whistler enters a new phase with full conference facilities scheduled for completion in 1985
p. 53: Challenge Yourself Through Molstar Participation - Fun and the spirit of competition with Molstar, recreational racing at its best
p. 55: 1983/84 Race Results - World Cup downhill results available at press time

Whistler Museum Pamphlet

A 2016 brochure for the Whistler Museum. Contains short paragraphs about each of the exhibits: pioneers, natural history, skiing history and the Olympics. The back panel has the museum contact information, opening hours and a small map. There are pictures from each of the exhibits, including an image of Myrtle Philip, and the outside of the museum included in the brochure.

Whistler Recipes cookbook

"Whistler Recipes" compiled by the Whistler Museum and Archives and published as a promotional/fundraising item dedicated to the early pioneers who cooked and baked under challenging conditions in Alta Lake, BC. The recipes were collected from past and present valley residents and Friends of the Museum.

Table of Contents:
p. 1: Appetizers & Beverages
p. 11: Soups & Salads, Sauces & Dressings
p. 31: Vegetables
p. 45: Main Dishes
p. 75: Breads & Muffins
p. 91: Desserts
p. 113: Preserves & Pickles
p. 119: Children's Corner
p. 124: International Fare
p. 136: Quantity Cooking
p. 139: Miscellaneous
p. 141: Index

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.