Walking into Kenny Dale’s workshop you immediately notice the warmth, then a faint sweet smell and finally, as soon as you touch something, the stickiness. Dale’s honey making workshop sits in his basement, specially designed for the process that takes honey from bee boxes and ends with the thick golden liquid in jars ready to sell or eat. Dale...
Arriving at the quaint Sun Peaks Stables, located underneath the Burfield chairlift, we are greeted by four relaxed horses waiting patiently with their saddles on. Robert Taylor, owner of Sun Peaks Stables, is grooming his own mount but sets aside his brushes to welcome us. He introduces each horse, their name, their personalities, their best suited rider, and helps...

Influencing adventure

How social media affects local trails Three years ago Corry Bondini created a new Instagram account to share photos from her adventures with her friends without flooding her main account. Now, almost 17,000 followers later, @hikingcorry has taken Bondini to places she never imagined. But with the likes, comments, sponsors and trips comes a level of responsibility she is very...
Trail Name: Gibraltar Rock Distance: 3.7 kms Time: 1 – 1.5 hrs Difficulty: Moderate Cell Service: No Trail: Well maintained single track through the trees Highlight: Spectacular views at the top! To get there: Gibraltar Rock is about a half hour drive from downtown Kamloops. Get on the Yellowhead Highway 5 North towards Barriere. When you reach the Husky gas station, turn right onto Paul Lake...
After last year’s successful Canada Day Weekend festivities, Tourism Sun Peaks (TSP) is planning another patriotic event. Events manager for TSP, Janice Hoppenreys, said she expected to see more then 6,500 people attend. She said last year good weather on the mountain encouraged guests to escape smoke from wildfires that settled in Kamloops. The kid’s bike parade was particularly...