Sun Peaks locals, businesses and visitors were kept well entertained over the resort’s Summer Kick-Off weekend, June 27 to 30. The Sunburst chairlift opened for the summer season on Friday, June 27, with 785 hikers and bikers riding the lift to enjoy the newly opened trails. Aidan Kelly, director of sales and marketing for Sun Peaks Resort Corporation, described the opening...
We all have days where getting out the door is the hardest part of the workout. How do we stay fresh and excited about our activities rather than getting stale and bored? You may find some helpful strategies in my suggestions below. Find a group or just one training partner. Being accountable to someone else not only makes us more...
Summer is upon us and with it comes farmers’ market season. The Sun Peaks and Region Farmers’ Market has been offering local produce, clothing and crafts for seven years to an enthusiastic local community and its international visitors. “I think it’s a great market, it has such a variety of people coming through from all over. Also, we’ve noticed it’s...
Bikers make way, the two- wheeled phenomenon that is quickly becoming popular across North America is coming to Sun Peaks. Gemma Harris of Alpine Images has a new business called Alpine Explorers that will be offering Segway tours this summer. Segways are two-wheeled, motorized machines that use motion sensor equipment to interpret the minute movements of the operator moving them forward,...
Internationally acclaimed wildlife artist, Terry Isaac, will be joining Sun Peaks’ Art Zone July 12 and 13 to teach his technique of creating animal textures through acrylics. Originally enthralled by animation and hoping to become a Walt Disney cartoonist, Isaac’s interest in art started as a young boy. It wasn’t long until a high school art teacher taught him to...