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Museum Musings: Blackcomb Helicopters—A short history

Museum Musings: Blackcomb Helicopters—A short history

'Looking back at the short but impactful history of local aviation firm Blackcomb Helicopters'
Museum Musings: Licence to thrill

Museum Musings: Licence to thrill

'Visitors and residents of the area have been bringing and making their own drinks for decades.'
Museum Musings: Connecting the valley

Museum Musings: Connecting the valley

'The origins of Whistler’s Valley Trail go back to 1976, just one year after the Resort Municipality of Whistler was formed.'
Museum Musings: Expanding the Roundhouse

Museum Musings: Expanding the Roundhouse

Round and round it goes
Museum Musings: Whistler’s first triathlon

Museum Musings: Whistler’s first triathlon

Tri, tri again
Museum Musings: The first Fun Fitness Swim

Museum Musings: The first Fun Fitness Swim

Rather than focusing on the competition of a race, the event was described by the Whistler Question as 'a community event to encourage fitness'
Museum Musings: Jim McConkey’s film collection

Museum Musings: Jim McConkey’s film collection

'“Diamond” Jim McConkey was an accomplished ski instructor for many years before he came up to Whistler.'
Museum Musings: Over the top—Part 2

Museum Musings: Over the top—Part 2

The story of the first Spearhead traverse
Museum Musings: Over the top

Museum Musings: Over the top

The story of the first Spearhead traverse
Museum Musings: Swapping horses for bikes

Museum Musings: Swapping horses for bikes

'While bike polo is not overwhelmingly popular in the area today, in 1989 there were mountain bike polo championships held in Whistler.'