It will be three years, almost to the day, since Helen and Mark Jones set off on their climb of Mount Kilimanjaro when they begin their ascent to Mount Everest Base Camp in October. The pair was planning a trip to Africa in 2016 when they decided to hike Kilimanjaro to check it off Mark’s bucket list and wanted to...
Rotary Club of Sun Peaks seeking vendors for Art Summit The Rotary Club of Sun Peaks is well on their way to achieving their goal of more than doubling their vendors for this summer’s second annual Rotary Club Art Summit on July 27. With eight artists confirmed to attend this year’s event, club secretary Brenda Wilkinson said the event is...
The Sun Peaks Recreational Trail Association (SPRTA) started like so many other community organizations in the growing village. In 2014 a small group of locals saw the need to improve the network of trails surrounding the village and came together with a desire to make their mountain home an even better place. A group of avid mountain bikers, the crew...
This summer bikers will have the opportunity to explore 12 kilometres of new additions and upgrades to the Sun Peaks Bike Park. Sun Peaks Independent News and the Sun Peaks Bike Park have teamed up to celebrate and are giving away a 2019 Bike Season Pass to one lucky shredder. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwuuoVfnPDl/ To qualify for the giveaway you must follow @sunpeaksnews and...
Mark your calendars! Sun Peaks Trash Bash is back for its 22nd year Tuesday, May 7. The village-wide event is an opportunity for the community to come together and clean up the resort. Participants are asked to meet at Masa’s Bar + Grill Patio at 4 p.m. dressed for the weather and to be wearing boots and gloves before...