Whistler Glacier

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Misc. TSSSC or DMSSC Photos

File contains six photographs depicting people at a summer ski camp in Whistler. These photographs were originally received attached to two photo album pages.

  • 001 - Dave Murray and Stephanie Sloan seated on a bench in front of a tent on the mountain. He is leaning over to kiss her cheek.
  • 002 - A man and woman (Alex and Noellette Douglas?) standing together outside a tent on the mountain.
  • 003 - Three women and a man inside a house.
  • 004 - A man (Alex Douglas?) outside wearing a Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp t-shirt. "Cynthia [Testu]" written on back. August 22, 1985.
  • 005 - Several people on the mountainside with their backs to the camera.
  • 006 - Group photograph of skiers (including Dave Murray, Stephanie Sloan, and Wayne Wong) taken on the mountainside in front of a Dachstein banner.

Notes made by Alex Douglas in 2020:

001: "Dave Murray + Stephanie [Sloan]"
002: "Alex Douglas, Noelette Douglas, Atomic Video Tent"
004: "Left to right: Greg Lee, Craig Glundie, Wayne Wong, Whistler instructor?, Brad Richardson?, Christian Saxvik, Stephanie Sloan, Grant Brown, ?, ?, Felix Belczyk, Kim Dixon, Alex Douglas, Toulouse [Terry Spence], YP, Noel Peewee Workman"

Alex Douglas Fonds

  • ADOUGLAS
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2016

This fonds consists of photographs, documents, audiovisual material and a tape relating primarily to the Toni Sailer and Dave Murray Summer Ski Camps held on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains (especially during the 1970s-1990s when donor Alex Douglas worked there). Additional material relates to skiing in the Whistler area and in general.

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camps, Dave Murray Summer Ski Camps, and related events such as dinners, picnics, and parties. Also included are a smaller number of photographs relating to Mount Seymour, where donor Alex Douglas lives and worked.

[TSSSC] Group Photo and Enqvist Ski Camp

File consists of a London Drugs Photo Station CD containing 11 digital photographs. One (001) is a Toni Sailer (or Dave Murray) Summer Ski Camp group photo from likely the 1980s or 1990s. The rest (002-011) are black-and-white photos from 1940 showing the Enqvist Ski Camp on Mount Seymour (North Vancouver). Harald Enqvist Sr. built Mount Seymour Ski Lodge in 1938, opening the mountain up for skiing. These photos can also be found online on the Mount Seymour History Project website (link in 'Sources' section below).

  • 001 - TSSSC or DMSSC group photograph on the mountainside, c. 1980s-1990s.
  • 002 - skier standing on a slope with back to camera, looking out over the landscape.
  • 003 - group of six people dressed up and standing indoors; the man in the middle holds a trophy. L to r: Myrtle Skidmore, Norm Skidmore, Muriel Currie, Tony Brown, Chuck Milstead, Irene Byers, Ken Johnstone.
  • 004 - man in overalls standing outside a log building.
  • 005 - two buildings in a snowy clearing with many stumps.
  • 006 - exterior shot of a log building.
  • 007 - man standing on some sort of machine in snow.
  • 008 - skiers in the snow outside a building with a steeply-sloped roof.
  • 009 - exterior shot of a wooden building with a steeply-sloped roof. Wood is piled up & skis are leaning beside it. Two people are in front.
  • 010 - a group of people seated around a dining table inside a log building.
  • 011 - a man and two teenaged boys standing in the snow in front of a tree.

Garibaldi Climbing and Hiking School Pamphlet

A two sided pamphlet for the Garibaldi Climbing & Hiking School on Whistler Mountain. The front contains the Garibaldi Lifts Ltd. logo, a photo of a hiker in the mountains, contact information for the school and facilities such as accommodations and shops associated with the school. The back gives a short description of what the school offers and the rates for tours and climbing lessons.

Skiers and group photographs

File contains 19 photographic prints, 1 newspaper photograph, and a postcard, showing individual skiers and groups at the Toni Sailer and Dave Murray Summer Ski Camps.

  • 001 – large photographic print of a group of (probably) Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp participants on a rocky mountaintop, c. 1970s?
  • 002 – b&w photographic print of a person in a striped hat skiing, with t-bar in the background.
  • 003 – b&w photographic print of a woman skiing, with two poles in the foreground and two skiers in the distance.
  • 004 – b&w mounted photograph of a person skiing, with t-bars in background.
  • 005 – b&w mounted photograph of a woman with ‘39’ on her jacket skiing around poles.
  • 006 – b&w mounted photograph of a woman with ‘60’ on her jacket skiing around a banner. Harvey Soicher photo.
  • 007 – newspaper photograph from May, 1970 edition of Garibaldi’s Whistler News, showing the previous year’s staff of the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp: Alan White, Dan Irwin, Yves Bienvenu, Rod Hebron, Al Menzies, Nancy Green, Karen Dokka, Andi Schall, Colin Haffie, Toni Sailer, Roy Ferris, Wayne Booth, and Dag Aabye. Originally adhered to a photo album page.
  • 008 – framed Dave Murray Summer Ski Camp group photograph with Whistler Summer Ski Camp and Dachstein banners in the background, c. 1980s. "Mountain Moments" stamped on back.
  • 009 – framed Dave Murray Summer Ski Camp group photograph with Whistler Summer Ski Camp and Atomic Ski banners in the background, c. 1980s. "Mountain Moments" stamped on back.
  • 010 – Dave Murray Summer Ski Camp postcard showing group staff photograph, post-1990. Photo by Greg Griffith, produced by Mountain Moments.
  • 011 – framed summer ski camp group photograph on mountain with Tyrolia banner. "Mountain Moments" stamped on back.
  • 012 – framed summer ski camp group photograph on mountain with banner. Comes with an identification sheet giving the names of many people in the photograph.
  • 013 - group photograph of Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp staff seated on rocks, c. 1970s. Back row: unknown, Wayne Wong, unknown, unknown. Middle row: Toni Sailer, unknown, Greg Lee, Don McQuaid, Nancy Green Raine, unknown. Seated in front: unknown, Floyd Wilkie.
  • 014 – framed photograph of a man in a white shirt, dark overalls, sunglasses and cap skiing. The skis are pointing slightly upwards and there is a big spray of snow. Whistler Mountain Photo.
  • 015 – framed group photograph of Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp participants on glacier with 'Willie Whistler' mascot and helicopter, 1981. Comes with an identification sheet giving the names of many people in the photograph.
  • 016 – large print of a man with skis standing on front of multiple banners (Carrera, Dachstein, ess var, Whistler Summer Ski Camp, Descente, Toko) on the ski hill.
  • 017 – b&w mounted photograph of a boy (?) skiing. Harvey Soicher photo.
  • 018 – b&w print of girl or young woman with pigtails skiing.
  • 019 - b&w print of a man on skis pointing.
  • 020 – framed summer ski camp group photograph on mountainside with Tyrolia banner.
  • 021 - b&w mounted photograph of a man skiing.

Prints

Fonds consists of photographs of people, places, and events at or relating to the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp and Dave Murray Summer Ski Camp from the 1970s to the 1990s. These include posed and unposed photos of campers, staff, and coaches; action shots of skiers; views of scenery, buildings, and ski lifts; and photos of camp members at events such as dinners, picnics, and parties.

Summer Ski Camp prints

File contains photographic prints of skiers in action; lifts, scenery and buildings on Whistler Mountain; and a TSSSC or DMSSC group photograph.

  • 001-010 - action shots of individuals skiing the glacier. (001 and 007 are duplicates of each other).
  • 011 - group photo of Summer Ski Camp staff and participants, circa 1990s.
  • 012 - glacier in summer 1979, "to the left of towers 1+2."
  • 013 - glacier in summer 1979, showing "all 4 towers."
  • 014 - glacier in summer 1979, "hiking out after a hard day."
  • 015 - two-photo panorama of the glacier t-bar in 1979, “glacier from tower 3, bump hill from tower 3.”
  • 016 - five-photo panorama of the glacier t-bar.
  • 017 - photo of the top of Red Chair in summer.
  • 018 - photo of the Whistler Mountain equipment barn.
  • 019 - photo of the Whistler Mountain Roundhouse in summer.
  • 020-021 - photos of a ski run on Whistler's glacier.

Notes made by Alex Douglas in 2020:
001: "Alex Douglas on Whistler Glacier early 1980s, Greg Griffith or Harvey Soicher photo"
002, 006-007: "Alex Douglas "Axel" Salomon boots. Ski Patrol pack on waist, Greg Griffith or Harvey Soicher photo, Whistler Glacier"
003-004: "Alex "Axel" Douglas, Whistler Glacier, maybe late 1970s or early 1980s, Greg Griffith or Harvey Soicher photo"
005: "Alex "Axel" Douglas, skiing down main summer camp slope (which was steep), rope line for lanes on right of photo"
008: "Alex "Axel" Douglas with ski patrol pack on waist. Salomon boots. RACE DAY, practicing"
009: "Race practice, Alex "Axel" Douglas, Whistler Glacier, 1978 or 1979"
010: "More DMSSC than TSSSC, mid 1980s, Alex "Axel" Douglas on Whistler Glacier"
011: "Group photo, Whistler Glacier, TSSSC Adult Camp between 1980-1983. Left side to right side [with many names missing inbetween]: Wayne Wong (white shirt), Alex Douglas (yellow shirt), Nurse Heather, Doug Matthewman (blue pants), Toni Sailer (dark blue top), Greg Lee (blue top), Stephanie Sloan (pink top), Floyd Wilkie, Linda McLennan from Seymour, Bob Dufour (standing, leaning on poles)."
014: "This is the Whistler Glacier, summer camp 1st week of August after very warm summer. I cleaned up for 3 full days. Slept on the mountain."
015: "Taken from top of T-bar. August after camp finished before T-bar dismantled (only took about 3 or 4 days)"
017: "Alex Douglas, NIssan Multi driven to top maintenance building August 1984. Red Chair and Little Red Chair"
020-021: "Very hot summer, last days of DMSSC, lots of glacier ice showing"

Skiing and construction on glacier

File contains photographs of people skiing and building (a t-bar?) on the Whistler Glacier during one of the summer ski camps.

Notes made by Alex Douglas in 2020:
001: "Doug Matthewman skiing on glacier"
002: "Alex "Axel" Douglas skiing on glacier"
003: "Noel Thompson making cement bottom of T-bar counterweight"
004: "Whistler Thycole Snowcat driver "Dexter?" - Loading station of summer camp T-bar. Might be Bob Dufour cut off, right."
005: "Hole dug to put tower down on glacier ice. May 1976 to about 1984. Alex Douglas"
006: "upright of T-bar tower being moved up the slope by Whistler cat - mid 1980s"
007: "Eli Sigurdson and Noel Thompson in hole waiting for tower"
008: "Whistler cat moving tower into place on the glacier - Phil, Whistler staff"
009: "Bottom of tower which would get covered with snow by cat"
010: "Cat moving tower up onto glacier up road they built - May"
011: "Could be Phil or Dexter lining up top of tower pad"
012: "rather than hand dig holes, just have cat dig a trough around glacier and then backfill"
013: "I think Noel Thompson and Dexter"
015: "Tower 3 + 4 - Up. - Tower 1 (load station up) - Tower 2 still on the snow"
017: "Getting ready to string the cable for T-bar"
018: "Bottom of T-bar load station. Doug Matthewman, Noel Thompson, Eli Sigurdson"
019: "Eli Sigurdson on Whistler Snowcat"

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