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- c. 1966
Part of Jinny Ladner Fonds
A Garibaldi International Summer Ski Camp at Whistler Mountain information package of four pages. Page 1 features a picture of a skier and advertises guest coach Art Furrer. There is also information about the dates of the sessions, the camp and coaching staff, the locations, the instruction and the age range of participants. The second page gives short biographies of 4 coaches: Ornulf Johnsen, Art Furrer, Al Menzies and Joe Csizmazia. It also covers the purpose of the camp and details what kind of equipment to bring and insurance to have. The third page is an application form for the camp with a stapled attachment indicating the dates of the second session have been moved to July 1- July 10. The fourth page features three images: "The gondola-chairlift complex will take students up 4000 ft. to the upper T-bar slopes", "The 3/4 mile long T-bar will take students to 6420 ft. above sea level where snow conditions are good even in July", and "Ornulf Johnsen practices slalom on the upper slopes of Whistler Mountain." The fourth page also contains a letter from the director Ornulf Johnsen about the naming of the camp, qualifications necessary to attend, camp schedule, age limits, evening activities, supervision, and end of camp races.
A Peak to Peak Gondola adult sightseeing ticket valid for December 12, 2008, the first day the gondola opened.
Photographs of ski racing on Whistler Mountain in the 1970s and roller-skiing, with accompanying artefacts including ski badges, a Garibaldi Lifts summer camp pass, and a Shell Canadian Championship racer access pass. Many of the photographs are portraits of skiers with the individual pictured labelled on the back.
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
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.
Part of Wilhelmsen fonds
VHS tape labeled "Special Memories 2 of 2", containing Franz Wilhelmsen's home videos, featuring water skiing, swimming in an indoor pool, Franz building with two boys, canoeing, hunting, fishing, skiing at various mountains, family vacations, school sports day, a herd of rams filmed from the car, Franz putting up a sign declaring that the area was to be developed by Garibaldi Lifts Ltd. (sign gives information about share purchasing), skating at a rink, a hockey game, riding the gondola at Wildcat Mountain (possibly Franz doing research on other mountains before starting on Whistler), a boys choir singing, school gym class, a parade in Norway, and driving through the mountains.