Snowboarding on the edge of mainstream
The mountains and spectacular scenery have always been there. But until the 1950s, the Whistler area was just a small collection of lodges and cabins. Then a group of Vancouver businessmen with big dreams built a ski hill. Despite some troubles along the way, Whistler Village was built and became one of Canada's best-known resorts. CBC Digital Archives takes a look at the still-bumpy road to Whistler's international success.
Program: The National Magazine
Broadcast Date: Dec. 13, 1996
Guest(s): Lori Glazier, Joe McAdoo, Mark Taylor
Reporter: Tom Alderman
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