Fonds - Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation fonds

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Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation fonds

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  • 1966-1985 (Creation)
    Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation

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878 photographs;60 slides

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Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation runs all skiing facilities on Whistler Mountain. It took over these operations from Garibaldi Lifts Ltd, which constructed the first ski runs on the mountain (1966).

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Garibaldi Lifts Ltd. was established in 1964 to construct and operate skiing facilities at Whistler Mountain. The first ski runs were opened in 1966. The company's operations were later taken over by the Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation.

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The fonds consists of photographs of the Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation and its predecessor, Garibaldi Lifts Ltd., depicting the development of the ski resort of Whistler including people, facilities, events, and scenes of the Whistler area. Fonds includes aerial photographs and photographs of construction of various facilities.

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BCAUL control number: WMA-1771

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