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Museum Musings: Peak Bros.—A Whistler comic strip

Museum Musings: Peak Bros.—A Whistler comic strip

A new exhibit at the Whistler Museum looks back at the Peak Bros. comic published in the ski resort in the 1970s
Museum Musings: Taking over the town

Museum Musings: Taking over the town

Museum Musings: Gassing up in Whistler

Museum Musings: Gassing up in Whistler

For most people, the main reason to visit Whistler’s gas stations is for, well, the gas. There was a time, however, when the resort’s gas stations offered many much-needed services beyond that to the growing community.
Museum Musings: ‘Whistler was a strange place when the power failed’

Museum Musings: ‘Whistler was a strange place when the power failed’

Though not as common an occurrence as in previous decades, power outages are not unknown in Whistler, especially during the winter months.
Museum Musings: Tracking changes in Whistler—then and now

Museum Musings: Tracking changes in Whistler—then and now

'Whatever the future looks like, we hope the Whistler Museum will be around to capture and celebrate our history.'
Museum Musings: Alta Lake dances

Museum Musings: Alta Lake dances

Museum Musings: Poop or chaos? A Whistler sewer story

Museum Musings: Poop or chaos? A Whistler sewer story

Museum Musings: Before personal locator beacons and cellphones—SPOT the difference

Museum Musings: Before personal locator beacons and cellphones—SPOT the difference

Personal locator beacons and cellphones have completely changed the face of adventure in just 20 years.
Museum Musings: Whistler Mountain’s mighty rope tow

Museum Musings: Whistler Mountain’s mighty rope tow

Though often overshadowed by new gondolas, colourful chairlifts, and T-bars that open up exciting new terrain, rope tows are an important part of the history of skiing in Whistler.
Museum Musings: Dining on the mile-high mountain

Museum Musings: Dining on the mile-high mountain

The smell of fresh doughnuts, french fries made from scratch, and fine dining on the mountaintop...