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Never Roam Alone Ski/Snowboard Guiding


Ski Guide Perks*

DAILY SCHEDULE

➜ Complimentary Ski Pass the day you guide

9:15am Daily guide briefing:

➜ Whistler Blackcomb is providing our guides with 45% off ski tuning ALL season long ➜ Whistler Blackcomb is providing our guides with COMPLIMENTARY ski/ board equipment rental ALL season long (available at all WB rental locations) ➜ 10% off all WB Retail 5% off ski/snowboard equipment ➜ Day you guide you have complimentary WinterPRIDE après ski access ➜ 2 Volunteer Coupons for the day you guide used either for Volunteer Prizes or towards event tickets

Blackcomb – Glacier Lodge, 2nd Floor on the left side Whistler – Roundhouse Lodge, 2nd Floor above Pika’s

9:45am Outside to greet skiers/ riders and split the groups 10:10am Report group number to John then depart 11:30am – 1:30pm Lunch Blackcomb – Glacier Lodge Whistler – Roundhouse

➜ Sunday Volunteer Appreciation Wrap Party at Whistler Brewery *Guiding perks are a privilege and can be revoked, changed or withdrawn at anytime, some restrictions may apply

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GROUP MANAGEMENT ➜➜ Reminder this is not a lesson just a tour (Minimum level 3 to Participate) ➜➜ Interview your group to determine skill level ➜➜ Count the number of clients and take group counts frequently or assign another to do so. ➜➜ Assign a tail guide or use the buddy system for long treks ➜➜ Make frequent stops in safe places and make yourself highly visible. When stopping instruct your group to stop below the previous group member (creating a vertical line on the hill). ➜➜ Ski/Ride safe as a group– do not cut across the hill with out looking up first! ➜➜ Emphasize which side to take if the run splits off before next stop ➜➜ Emphasize which side of lift to meet at, top and bottom. ➜➜ Educate clients about the Responsibility Code as appropriate – KNOW THE CODE!

DO NOT OUT SKI YOUR GROUP Reminder: Backcountry Skiing is not recommended – AVALANCHE DANGER HIGH – Do not take groups under any ropes. Obey all mountain signage.

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SAFETY INFO– In case of accident ➜➜ Cross skis or lay boards in snow above injured skier or rider ➜➜ Carefully note your location (i.e. run name, lift name, nearby lift tower) ➜➜ Contact ski patrol dispatch by phone: Whistler 1.604.905.2302 / Blackcomb 1.604.938.7601 OR send a strong skier to the bottom of nearest lift to contact patrol ➜➜ Phone in report to WinterPRIDE desk at 604.288.7218. WinterPRIDE will assign a volunteer to meet the victim at the bottom of the hill  Information required Guest’s Name: Where are they Staying: Telephone Number: Emergency Contact Person: Telephone Number: Type of injury: Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding: GayWhistler’s WinterPRIDE 2011 – Page 3


Blackcomb Lift

Green

7th Heaven / Horstmann T–Bar

Green Line 7th Avenue (to 7th Heaven) Take Green Line to return to Rendezvous

Crystal Ridge

Crystal Road Will also take you back to Glacier Creek

Excelerator

Jersey Cream Road ➜ Green Line

Glacier Express Jersey Cream

Expressway ➜ Easy Out (to Catskinner) Add Last Resort to Expressway to get to Solar Coaster

Showcase T–Bar Solar Coaster/Catskinner

Easy Out Last Resort

Wizard

Green Line Add Village Run to Village

NOTE: To get back to Glacier Creek take Green line or Last Resort to Excelerator. Go up Excelerator to Jersey Cream Road Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding: GayWhistler’s WinterPRIDE 2011 – Page 4


Blackcomb Lift

Blue

7th Heaven / Horstmann T–Bar

Cloud 9 or Panorama (to 7th Heaven Chair) Blue Line (T– Bar side) Take Green Line to return to Rendezvous

Crystal Ridge

Rock ‘N Roll (don’t miss cut off to Crystal) Rock ‘N Roll ➜ Backstage Pass Ridgerunner (to Excelerator)

Excelerator

Cruiser

Glacier Express

Blue Line Rock Garden ➜ Crystal Road ➜ Rock ‘N Roll (to Excelerator Chair or cut off back to GE)

Jersey Cream

Jersey Cream Honeycomb

Showcase T–Bar

Showcase Blackcomb Glacier (to Excelerator Chair) Small hike to Glacier

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Blackcomb [continued] Lift

Blue

Solar Coaster/ Catskinner

Ross’ Gold / Gandy Dancer (to Solar Coaster) Springboard (to Crystal or Solar Coaster)

Wizard

Merlin’s ➜ School Marm

To get back to Glacier Creek take Green line or Last Resort to Excelerator. Go up Excelerator to Jersey Cream Road

2010 Olympic Terrain: Creekside Event

Runs

Men’s Downhill & Super Combined

Upper & Lower Dave Murray

Men’s Super G

Upper & Lower Dave Murray

Women’s Downhill & Super Combined

Wild Card, Jimmy’s Joker, Franz’s

Women’s Giant Slalom / Paralympic Giant Slalom

Lower Franz’s

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Whistler Lift

Green

Creekside Gondola

Download for Green skiers

Emerald

Upper Whiskey Jack ➜ Ego Alley ➜ Ego Bowl

Garbanzo

Banana Peel ➜ Pony Trail Expressway Ego Alley ➜ Ego Bowl ➜ Olympic

Harmony

Burnt Stew Trail (to Harmony, Symphony, Emerald & Midstation)

Peak

Burnt Stew Trail (to Harmony, Symphony, Emerald & Midstation)

Red Chair

Upper Whiskey Jack ➜ Banana Peel ➜ Pony Trail ➜ Highway 86

Symphony

Green bypass to Burnt Stew Trail

Note – Take Burnt Stew to get to Harmony, Emerald, Garbanzo, Midstation or Village Note – Need to take Village Gondola from Midstation to return to Roundhouse

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Whistler [continued] Lift

Blue

Creekside Gondola

Crossroads ➜ Lower Franz

Emerald

Cougar ➜ Enchanted Forest or Ego Bowl Green Acres Sidewinder

Garbanzo

Orange Peel ➜ Bear Cub ➜ Tokum

Harmony

Harmony Ridge ➜ The Glades Harmony Ridge ➜ Pika’s Traverse ➜ Harmony Piste ➜ GS

Peak

The Saddle Upper/Lower Peak to Creek (to Creekside) or Highway 86 (to Red Chair)

Red Chair

Fisheye ➜ Upper Franz ➜ Highway 86 + Lower Franz (to Creekside) Upper Whiskey Jack ➜ Orange Peel ➜ Pony Trail ➜ Highway 86

Symphony

Jeff’s Ode to Joy

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WEEK AT A GLANCE Monday, January 31st, 2010 Blackcomb Mountain 8AM-6PM 10AM-2PM 1PM-3PM 3PM-6PM 6PM-10PM 9PM-2AM

Guest Relations & Ticket Sales @ Hilton Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding Callaghan Cruiser Snowmobile Tour @ Canadian Après Ski @ Merlin’s Dine Around: Bavaria + Player’s Chophouse Monday Martini Party @ LIT Nite Club

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 8AM-6PM 10AM-2PM 12PM-3PM 3PM-6PM 6PM-10PM 8PM-11:30PM 9PM-2AM

Guest Relations & Ticket Sales @ Hilton Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding Trappers’ Run Dog Sledding @ Canadian Après Ski @ GLC Dine Around: Aura at Nita Lake + Ric’s Grill Tuaca Talk WinterPRIDE Fondue Snowcat Tour @ Crystal Hut Echo Valley Ranch & Spa Cowboy & Cowgirl Party @ Buffalo Bill’s

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WEEK AT A GLANCE Wednesday, Feb. 2nd, 2011 8AM-6PM 10AM-2PM 11:30AM-2:30PM 1PM-3PM 3PM-6PM 6PM-10PM 9PM-2AM

Guest Relations & Ticket Sales @ Hilton Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding Wilderness Run Snowmobile Tour @ Canadian WinterPRIDE Inner Tubing @ Blackcomb Après Ski @ Bearfoot Bistro Dine Around: 21 Steps + Quattro Whistler Southern Comfort Gender Bender Party @ Garfinkel’s

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WEEK AT A GLANCE Thursday, Feb. 3rd, 2011 8AM-6PM 9AM-12:30PM 10AM-2PM 12PM-3PM 2PM-4PM 3PM-6PM 6PM-10PM 7PM-8PM 8PM-10PM 10PM-12AM 10PM-2AM

Guest Relations & Ticket Sales @ Hilton The Medicine Trail Snow Shoeing Adventure Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding ZipTrek Eagle Tour Barefoot Wine Mixology @ Hilton Après Ski @ Whistler Conference Centre Dine Around: Araxi + Hy’s Steakhouse Comedy Reception @ Whistler Conference Centre Comedy Night with Michele Balan @ Whistler Conference Centre Gina Dagget’s Book Reading “Jukebox” @ Aava Hotel Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Aruba Pool Party @ Meadow Park

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WEEK AT A GLANCE Friday, Feb. 4th, 2011 8AM-6PM Guest Relations & Ticket Sales @ Hilton 9AM-12PM CMI Gay & Lesbian Marketing Workshop @ WCC 10AM-2PM Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding & Air New Zealand Hostesses Welcome you to the Top of the World 12PM-2PM WinterPRIDE Charity Ski Race @ Blackcomb GMC Race Centre Fantastic prizes to be won including: Salomon Shogun Skis, Descente Winter Wear, Goggles and more. Sponsored by: Whistler Blackcomb 12PM-3PM Trapper’s Run Dog Sled Tour in the Callaghan Valley 2PM-4PM Beer Tour - Whistler Brewery 3PM-6PM Après Ski Village T-Dance @ WCC 6PM-10PM Dine Around: Bearfoot Bistro + Tandoori Grill 9PM-2AM Snowstorm @ Garfinkel’s 9PM-2AM Purrlesque Women’s Party @ GLC 9PM-2AM Furrocious & Fetish @ WCC

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WEEK AT A GLANCE Saturday, Feb. 5th, 2011

8AM-6PM Guest Relations & Ticket Sales @ Hilton 10AM-2PM Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding & Air New Zealand Hostesses Welcome you to the Top of the World 11:30AM-2:30PM Wilderness Run Snowmobile Adventure in the Callaghan Valley 2PM-4PM Barefoot Wine Tasting @ Hilton 3PM-6PM RuPaul’s Drag Race Launch Après Ski @ WCC 6PM-10PM Dine Around: White Spot + Sidecut 9PM-2AM Shred Betties Women’s Party @ GLC 8PM-12AM WHOOSSH Martini Party @ Brewhouse 10PM-4AM Snowball Dance ‘Til Dawn @ WCC

Sunday, Feb. 6th, 2011 10AM-1PM 10AM-1PM 1PM-4PM 3PM-6PM 3PM-7PM 4PM-8PM

Guest Relations & Lost and Found @ Hilton Farewell Brunch @ CBB’s Hilton Volunteer Wrap Party @ Whistler Brewery Après Ski @ CBB’s Hilton Detox @ Scandinave Spa Unwind @ Oasis on Davie (Vancouver) Travelocity Never Roam Alone Ski Guiding: GayWhistler’s WinterPRIDE 2011 – Page 13


General For more info please see reception at Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa from 8AM – 6PM daily.

Guide Contacts WinterPRIDE Desk

604.288.7218

Ski Patrol Blackcomb

604.938.2385

Ski Patrol Whistler

604.905.2302

Ski School Reservations John Sutherland (Ski Director)

1.800.766.0449 +1 206.650.8769

Carson (Volunteers)

604.802.2276

Ken Coolen (Operations)

778.834.3536

SGN

Seattle Gay News

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