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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
Blackcomb’s first season

Blackcomb’s first season

The holiday season, usually one of the busiest times of year in Whistler, saw only 20 per cent of its usual volume in 1980-'81
Archiving your life in a digital world

Archiving your life in a digital world

Where and how do you store your personal files and photos? It’s easy to forget that before the days of cellphone cameras and social media, time and effort was put into printing photographs, labelling them, and putting them into albums.
Whistler’s posters

Whistler’s posters