For those who grew up skiing it is easy to think you know the basics— how to dress for the weather, select gear you need, how to choose a run. But those lacking the same experience may be left wondering what lenses work for different light or what exactly a tree well is. Last year, school groups and teams...
For Australian social media stars Mark and his furry best friend Mya, a German Shepherd, a trip to the Canadian ski slopes was just the adventure they’d be waiting for. The duo landed in Canada Nov. 15 and have since traveled throughout British Columbia exploring some of the province’s top ski resorts. This past week they made their way...
After 10 years of volunteering with Sun Peak Adaptive Sports (ASSP), Dick Taylor admitted he’s still not amazing at skiing in a sit ski. With plans to retire from the program this December, that may be how it will stay. “I’m still not the best at one track,” he said. Learning to sit ski was just one of many fond memories...
Heading into his second winter as CEO of the Canada West Ski Area Association (CWSAA), Christopher Nicolson has a lot on his mind. Since taking up the position in April of 2016 Nicolson, a Sun Peaks resident, has had a packed schedule. So far he’s visited 82 out of the 92 ski area members in an effort to focus on...
Andy Armstrong has been a snowboard instructor at Sun Peaks for nearly ten years, but has also coached snowboard cross to riders looking for something different than freestyle competitions. He said he believes Sun Peaks currently has enough momentum to kick off something new and exciting for the mountain. “We have a lot of excellent ski teams here that are...