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A wet end to the holidays

A wet end to the holidays

MUSEUM MUSINGS: Whistler Museum 2020: Year in review

MUSEUM MUSINGS: Whistler Museum 2020: Year in review

MUSEUM MUSINGS: Trying out jobs on Whistler

MUSEUM MUSINGS: Trying out jobs on Whistler

The idea was that everyone at any level of management at Whistler Mountain had to spend at least one day a month during the winter season working a shift on the frontlines
Directing ski traffic

Directing ski traffic

As many people who have worked at small or relatively new organizations (and even some larger, more established ones) know, it is not unusual for one’s job to include many duties that would not necessarily be found in the job description.
MUSEUM MUSINGS: Land of Thundering Snow

MUSEUM MUSINGS: Land of Thundering Snow

New exhibit centres on Canada's history of avalanche safety
B.C. confirms 624 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 45,400

B.C. confirms 624 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 45,400

There were 11 new COVID-19-related deaths announced Friday
Blackcomb Mountain celebrates its 40th anniversary

Blackcomb Mountain celebrates its 40th anniversary

Blackcomb Mountain opened just three days after its targeted opening date, a feat described by the management at the time as “not bad.”
Avalanche control and thundering snow

Avalanche control and thundering snow

Next month, we will be opening Land of Thundering Snow , a travelling exhibit created by the Revelstoke Museum & Archives.
Starting at the village

Starting at the village

In the past 10 years, Whistler Blackcomb has installed several new lifts on both mountains, replacing older lifts with new ones (such as the new Blackcomb Gondola and Emerald Express) or moving existing lifts to replace others (such as the Crystal an
Whistler’s Silver Book

Whistler’s Silver Book

When talking about the creation of the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) in 1975 and the early development of the Whistler Village through the 1980s, one of the documents that is often mentioned is the “Silver Book,” also known as th