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While the resort
has changed in countless ways since the ‘60s and ‘70s, many aspects of what
many call “Whistler’s golden years” remain, no matter what the latest casualty
of rocket-speed development is – on the mountains themselves. Cruising the
slopes is still what most people come to Whistler to do. As long as that is still
the case, Whistler Mountain founder Franz Wilhelmsen should be proud –
regardless of whether that person is wearing Spyder or blue jeans, on snowboard
But people like
Burrows will always consider the resort’s early era as its glory years.
they were the late ‘60s and early ‘70s when this place was still Alta Lake, in
spite of the absence of sophisticated infrastructure and glam frills!” he said.
Raise your stubby