Oktoberfest group.
New this year, the Sun Peaks Alpine Racers Bavarian Oktoberfest fundraiser on Oct.15 will feature a special seasonal beer brewed in Kamloops by Red Collar Brewing. The perineal sellout event is known for its authentic Bavarian food as well as all participants donning amazing lederhosen and dirndls. Tickets are selling fast with almost 300 sold in the first three weeks...
Pedal Fest visitors.
Aidan Kelly would have been content if a handful of locals showed up last year. When more than 250 riders rolled into the inaugural Peaks Pedal Fest, a festival held to celebrate everything bicycling, Sun Peaks Resort Corporation’s chief marketing officer knew he had a winner on his hands. “It was an idea borne last summer when we realized we needed...
A Pokemon Go screenshot at local Morrisey Lake.
You may have noticed in these dog days of summer some of us walking around in the evening are a bit more preoccupied with our phones than normal. You may see both the young and the young -at-heart desperately racing between the covered bridge and the Village Day Lodge shouting out random syllables that have more to do with...
A local mountain bike coach wants to see more women riding the downhill trails. Meg Broswick started the Thursday Night Ladies Ride, taking advantage of the extended chairlift hours to explore the Sun Peaks Bike Park with other women. “I just want to get more women comfortable with this bike park. It’s a challenging bike park,” Broswick said. “Parks like Whistler or...
Giant Hogweed (a.k.a. Heracleum Mantegazzianum, which sounds like the villain of a Roger Moore-era Bond film) is the dangerous invader from across the seas. The vile plant has stem hairs and leaves which contain a clear, highly toxic sap that can cause blisters, burns and external scarring. Internal scarring as well, if you’re feeling bold. The plant was first introduced...