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Cliff Jennings #32307
(Whistler, British Columbia, Canada)  
Lived in Whistler since 1965. I did climbs in the Columbia Ice field area in 1965 & 66 while working as a tour guide to the Athabaska Glacier. In Whistler I was involved with the construction of the original lifts. In the first year of Whistler skiing Jim Rice from Montana was doing a promotional video I was a part of. I bought his Pentax camera from him which I used for 25 years until the strap broke while taking a picture on Green Lake. The camera was replaced by Pentax with a new K1000 at Manufacturer's cost. All of the pictures posted prior to 2000 were taken with those cameras. In March of 2009 I experienced a heart attack on Whistler Mountain after skiing Peak to Creek. Fortunately it occurred coming down the steps at Raven's Nest & as there was junior downhill training on the Dave Murray Downhill a young patroller noticed my condition & called for assistance. Cathy Jewett (Cathy was on the patrol when my daughter Sara & a friend was rescued from the steep gully under what is now the Peak to Peak Gondola) soon arrived & determined that a helicopter was needed. I was flown down to the Whistler Medical Clinic where I was stabilized while waiting for the Medivac Helicopter. I was then flown to Vancouver General & right into the operating room where the first of two stents was put in. The heart attack occurred about 10:30 & I was on the operating table at 13:30. Web Links: AWARE Whistler Museum Remembering Don MacLaurin There was also a feature done about the early years in Whistler which used my pictures with the Pentax Spotmatic. This was the year that Whistler was celebrating the 50th anniversary. Cliff Jennings: 50 Years of Whistler Gold
Trip Reports Insert
32 2017.12.12 2017 skating on Tyaughton Lake below Crane Peak
47 2015.10.01 Black Forest loop by Pearson Mountain
18 2013.09.19 2013 Cerise Creek hike
27 2013.08.04 2013 Tea House hike up Sunshine Mountain
29 2009.09.08 2009 Cinnabar Frontside
51 2009.08.19 2009 Wendy Thompson Hike
34 2008.09.11 2008 Cinnabar Basin
32 2008.07.13 Hike up Eldorado Peak from North
23 2006.09.23 2006 Russet Lake Hike
35 2006.09.07 Hike up Eldorado E2
25 1973.08.15 1973 Day hike to Rainbow, Gin & Tonic Lakes
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Feature Photos Insert
3 2019.06.26 2019 Rhododendron Mountain from Hurley FSR
5 2019.02.07 Armchair Glacier 04 (serac collapse) below Mount Weart
3 2019.01.16 Whirlwind 04 vert pan (Kees & Clare Hut)
2 2019.01.16 Whirlwind 05 vert pan (Kees & Clare Hut)
2 2019.01.16 Whirlwind 02 (Kees & Clare Hut)
2 2019.01.16 Whirlwind 03 (Kees & Clare Hut)
6 2017.12.11 Skating on Tyaughton Lake 19 pan (Truax Mtn) 2160
7 2017.12.11 Skating on Tyaughton Lake 20 pan (Shulaps Range)
7 2017.04.26 Symphony Peak 08 pan (Cheakamus Lake & Forger Peak)
4 2017.04.26 Natural Cornice avalanche 01 (onto Snowbowl Glacier)
9 2017.01.31 Mount James Turner from Symphony 01
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Road/Trail Bulletins
6 2019.06.30 Grading update Tyaughton Lake Road
6 2019.06.26 Road has been recently graded Hurley River Road
5 2019.02.27 Bighorn Sheep Bridge River Road - Section 2
5 2019.02.27 This winter frozen waterfalls Bridge River Road - Section 2
1 2018.12.06 Pass plowed for logging Hurley River Road
5 2017.01.08 Frozen Waterfalls Bridge River Road - Section 2
10 2016.05.30 Future Logging Friberg Trail
10 2003.12.20 Winter conditions photos Pearson Crossover Road
7 2016.06.30 Good shape to Jct 36 Pearson Crossover Road

Equipment Reviews Insert

General Articles Insert
2 1958 Lituya Bay Megatsunami
Very useful site for avalanche information

Discussions Insert
2017 Spring Avalanches
Disappearing Glacier
Joffre landslides