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Parks Reports + Info

File contains letters from Cliff Fenner, one to the Chief Forester of B.C. Forest Service and two to The Director of Parks Branch regarding Garibaldi Park. The first letter is about the naming of Haney area in regard to what should be included in Garibaldi Park. The second letter discusses the helicopter tour to evaluate Garibaldi's Olympic Games potential. The last letter discusses the potential for the Olympic Games in the Cheakamus Lake area. This letter has a paper attached detailing measurements, such as snow depth, from March 19, 1960.

Petr Cagasek

Draw entry answer by Petr Cagasek for the Whistler Museum event "Whistler's Mountain Identity [...]". In response to the question "What would you like to say about the past, present, and future of Whistler's Mountain Identity?" Petr responded:

"Past Whistler story made me come here and enjoy this beautiful mountain life here
Present is here and [?] to be my home where I decided to settle down and live and make Whistler more memories for all people I meet and give them this mountain resort hospitality experience. As middle age generation we are trying to be involve more in the Whistler community and starting to [?] and help Whistler to be our home and mountain resort where people always be happy to visit.
Future of Whistler I see very hard, because with all these growings and new businesses, move and move people come here to have fun and party and even for only my last 5 years I am here, Whistler changed."

Photo of a woman skiing

A magazine clipping showing a photo of an unidentified woman skiing with a short paragraph about resort development in Whistler and some of the attractions available in the area.

Photographs of Resort Development - 1979-1998

  • WA_2018_031-01-001
  • File
  • 1979-1998
  • Part of Sabre Group

Photographs of Whistler Village development taken by Sabre Excavation Corp. between 1979 and 1998. Photographs include Garry Davies, Art den Duyf, and Hugh Smythe making a trip up Blackcomb Mountain to determine where the ski runs should go in 1979, Sabre Excavation completing the excavation of Village Square in Whistler Village in Spring 1979, Sabre completing snow-clearing in 1980, Sabre working on road construction near the Whistler Golf Course in 1980, Sabre Excavation working on the excavation of the site for the construction of the Westin Hotel in 1998, and Sabre excavating in the Creekside Village area.

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001: "Going up Blackcomb to determine where the ski runs should go - April [19]79 - L[eft] to R[ight :] ?, Garry Davies, Art den Duyf + Hugh Smythe"
002: "Sabre (Art den Duyf Pres) did the excavation of Whistler Village in Spring 1979 where the Drugstore, Grocery Store + Liquor stores were built."
003: "1980 - Sabre used to do all the snowclearing of the Village and subdivisions in Whistler before the RMOW took over."
004: "1980 - Sabre road construction - Whistler Golf Course - Opened in 1981 + redesigned by Arnold Palmer into 18 holes - opened in 1983."
005: "The Westin - Sabre did the excavation for the Westin Hotel (Cressey Dev. Corp.) - 1998"
006: "Sabre - Creekside Development - year?"

Print 028

Photograph of a Garibaldi Lift Co. plaque that explains the origins of the ski site, proposed development, and the financing required for Phase One.

Prints 062-063

Photographs of the chairman of the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, Slim Fougberg, and Mayor Pat Carleton shaking the hands of Whistler's Aldermen (left to right) Gary Watson, John Hetherington, Al Raine, and (out of camera range) Bob Bishop in 1970, and Minister of Municipal Affairs (NDP), Jim Lorimer, presenting the proclamation of incorporation of the Resort Municipality of Whistler in 1975.

Photographs granted to Janet Love Morrison by Pat Carleton in 1996.

Prints 113-127

Photographs of newspaper articles on the development of early Whistler Mountain, hotdoggers (including Wayne Wong) posing, children skiing, a large group photo of ski instructors, Gerry Rinaldi ski racing down Whistler Mountain, a Toni Sailer summer ski camp flyer, an annual ski pass for Garibaldi Lifts Ltd. for Dr. Fred Harder for 1966/67, an annual ski pass for Garibaldi Lifts Ltd. for Gordon Harder for 1966/67, the first guests to sign in at the Chateau Whistler Resort, skiers outside Roundhouse, skiers relaxing while looking at Whistler's Peak, people sitting in lawn chairs outside Roundhouse, Jim McConkey skiing off a snowy cornice on Whistler Mountain in The Vancouver Sun, 1971, and two skiers in powder.

Reports and Studies

Reports and studies from the Resort Municipality of Whistler that relate to the planning and development of Whistler Village, the resort municipality, the gondola area, and the Sea-to-Sky region between Squamish and Pemberton. The documents broach subjects including ecology, resort development, the environment, transportation, heritage, schools, architecture, sustainability, and municipal politics.

Resort Municipality of Whistler

Documents gathered by Geoff Pearce during his time working as Clerk-Treasurer on Whistler's first municipal council between 1976 and 1986.

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