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Mammals of the Alta Lake Region of South-western British Columbia booklet

A booklet entitled "Mammals of the Alta Lake Region of South-western British Columbia" by Kenneth Racey and Ian McTaggart Cowan. The booklet is noted to be "reprinted without change of paging from the report of the Provincial Museum, 1935". Contains a description of the Alta Lake region including weather patterns, vegetation and the surrounding mountains. Provides descriptions of 1-2 paragraphs for each of the 42 mammals present in the Alta Lake region. Also includes five plates of black and white photographs of the landscape in the area.
Pictures are titled as following:
-"Looking south from Mount Overlord, Black Tusk at right, Mount Corrie and Cheakamus Glacier in centre."
-"Looking north from shoulder of Mount Overlord, peak of Overlord and Fitzsimmons Glacier at right, Mount Trorey at left - Hudsonian and Arctic Zones.
-"Nita Lake, altitude 2,100 feet - Canadian Zone coniferous forest".
-"Timber-line in Avalanche (Singing) Pass, looking north; Blackcomb Peak in background across Fitzsimmons Valley."
-"Cheakamus Lake and Glacier."
-"Cheakamus Canyon - Canadian Zone forest, western cedar and western hemlock predominating."
-"Devil's-club in Sitka spruce bottom-land - Canadian Zone."
-"Alta Creek and brushy meadow-land at north end of Alta Lake - brush is willow and red alder."
-"Alta Lake from the west, Wedge Mountain at extreme right."
-"Winter nest of Phenacomys olympicus."
-"Alpine meadow habitat of Phenacomys, Synaptomys, and Microtus richardsoni."

WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine 2005-2006

The WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine for the 2005/2006 season.
Table of Contents:
10 Dropping In - Whistler Blackcomb's historic anniversary year.
12 Quick Hits - What's new this year, plus info on demos, ski schools, rentals and a full event calendar.
20 Family Focus - From the new Tube Park and Family Zones to the Whistler Kids program, Whistler Blackcomb has something for everyone.
24 Striving for Sustainability: Whistler Blackcomb's quest for environmental excellence.
26 Summer Adventure at its Peak - Biking, hiking and sightseeing high in Whistler's alpine.
28 WB Magazine's Food and Drink "Best Of" list.
30 The Science of Snow Reporting - A day in the life of Anton Horvath, avalanche forecaster.
34 Maintaining the Highest Level - It's all in the grooming.
36 A Tale of Three Retailers - Can-Ski, Westbeach and Showcase Snowboards
40 Dual Mountain Milestone - An Olympic dream grows into at 40th birthday for Whistler and 25th for Blackcomb.
46 Big Mountain Adventure - Pros describe some of their best days even on Whistler Blackcomb from Air Jordan and Spanky's Ladder to the new Peak to Creek Zone.
52 Exposed - WB Magazine's photo feature.
58 - Essential Equipment - Our 2005-06 gear guide.
80 - Local Knowledge - Some of the mountains' best kept secrets.
Includes information on: Whistler Blackcombs anniversaries, upgrades on the ski hills, building the Whistler Sliding Centre, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival's 10th anniversary, Whistler Blackcomb Ski Schools, things to do in and around Whistler, sustainability efforts, summer events, food and drinks in Whistler, the science of snow reporting, how the mountain is groomed, three ski retailers (Can-Ski, Westbeach and The Shop), some pros describe their favourite spots on the mountains to ski, a photo collection from the Whistler Blackcomb area, a guide to buying new ski gear, and a local's knowledge section about the best ski runs.

Whistler Mountain Lift Operations Manual - [1982?]

Whistler Mountain lift operations manual from [1982].

Table of Contents:

  • About Our Job
  • Job Descriptions
  • Personal Equipment
  • Log Sheets
  • Work Practices
  • Standard Start Up Procedure
  • Lift Line Checks
  • Loading
  • Emergency Situations
  • Lightning
  • Evacuation Procedure
  • Diesel Engine Runaway
  • Fire
  • Phantom Stop
  • Derail
  • High Winds
  • Accidents Involving Company Property
  • Accidents Involving Skiers on Runs
  • Record of Accident Involving Equipment
  • Avalanche, Instructions, and Report
  • General Procedures
  • Broken Footrests
  • Safety
  • Loading Priority
  • Skiing on a Working Day
  • Reading
  • Daily Operation of Lifts
  • Standard Shut Down Procedure
  • Closing Times
  • Propane Heater
  • Lift Operation for Tower Maintenance Crew
  • Terminology
  • Lift Evacuation Methods
  • Lifts
  • Gondola 4.1
  • Red Chair 4.2
  • T-Bar I 4.4
  • T-Bar II 4.3
  • Blue Chair 4.5
  • Green Chair I 4.8
  • Olive Chair 4.10
  • Orange Chair 4.11
  • Green Chair II 4.12
  • Little Red Chair 4.13
  • Village Chair 4.14
  • Olympic Chair 4.15
  • Black Chair 4.16
  • Harusch Handle Tows
  • Notes

Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol Manual - 1982

Whistler Mountain ski patrol manual from the 1982/1983 winter season.

Table of contents:

  • Introduction
  • Ski Patrol Skill Levels
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Ski Patrol Dispatch
  • Patrol Guest
  • Alpine Office
  • Communications Procedures - Alpine Office Secretary
  • Toboggans
  • Accident Reporting
  • Accident Photography
  • Weather Recording & Reporting
  • Avalanche Hazard Forecasting
  • Avalanche Control:
  • Ski Cutting
  • Explosives Safety
  • Use of Handcharges
  • Use of Avalauncher
  • Cornice Control Procedures
  • Helicopter Bombing
  • Avalanche Rescue:
  • Avalanche Search Plan
  • Search By Electronic Transceiver
  • Avalanche Rescue Dogs
  • Lift Evacuation - Plan & Methods
  • Gondola Evacuation
  • Self Evacuation
  • Snowmobile Operation
  • Speed Control
  • Sign Line Violators
  • Race Patrol
  • Public and Staff Relations
  • Sweep Procedures
  • Missing Persons - Night Search

Whistler Village Report

The articles are about the subjects of the history of Whistler as a resort town and the building of Whistler Village, the Whistler Village log, a 9 million dollar grant from the federal and provincial governments for resort development and town planning, the development of Blackcomb Mountain, the unseasonably slow snow, the seasonal schedule for development in Whistler and the new council for the Resort Municipality of Whistler being sworn in.

Whistler Village Report, Issue Number Two, December 1978 + duplicate

The Whistler Village Report published by Whistler Village from December 1978. Articles are entitled: "Where We've Been ... and Where We're Going," "Joint Government Agreement Gives Whistler $9 Million," "Blackcomb Mountain Development Begins," "Snow Unseasonably Slow at Whistler," "Developments Proceed With Set Schedule," and "New Council Sworn In."

The articles are about the subjects of the history of Whistler as a resort town and the building of Whistler Village, the Whistler Village log, a 9 million dollar grant from the federal and provincial governments for resort development and town planning, the development of Blackcomb Mountain, the unseasonably slow snow, the seasonal schedule for development in Whistler and the new council for the Resort Municipality of Whistler being sworn in.

1 Duplicate.