Whistler modern history

Whistler Modern History

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Whistler Modern History

From its humble beginnings as a fishing lodge in 1914, to being centre stage for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games — Whistler was always considered a special place and outstanding destination for adventurous spirits.   Significant Events 1877 The Pemberton Trail is completed linking the Pemberton valley to the Pacific coast, north of Vancouver. 1900 Trappers and prospectors settle in the area. Alta Lake was the original name of Whistler but the settlers start calling the area "Whistler" because of the shrill whistle sound made by the western hoary marmots who live among the rocks. 1910 Myrtle and...

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