Sun Peaks Resort LLP (SPR) opened the Sunburst chairlift on Friday, June 26, kicking off the summer season with lift-accessed alpine hiking, sightseeing and biking. Aidan Kelly, director of sales and marketing for SPR, said the turnout for opening weekend was “steady” with a surprising number of hikers on the mountain for opening day. “Hikers actually outnumbered the bikers, which...
North America’s first Mountain Cross Cart (MCC) course is set for its grand opening in Sun Peaks by July 1. Erik Meertens, mountain operations manager for Sun Peaks Resort LLP (SPR) said residents could expect to see work taking place around the Village Platter as the course is prepped for opening. The 500 metre long cross cart course will allow racers...
If you’re looking for something to do outdoors over the quieter shoulder season, why not give geocaching a try? As long as you have a smartphone, or a GPS and access to the Internet, you can begin straight away. Sun Peaks geocaching enthusiast Harrison Stein took SPIN on a geocaching adventure earlier this month to give us our first taste...
One of the world’s oldest forms of transportation is also one of North America’s fastest growing winter sports — and Discover Sun Peaks Adventures owners Colin and Maria Cannon are keen to get more people involved in snowshoeing. “It’s a beautiful way to get out and explore Sun Peaks in a different way, and the whole family can enjoy it,”...
Imagine cruising on a motorcycle through Death Valley and being buzzed by a jet fighter — cruising by at such low altitude you can practically look the pilot in the eyes. Or riding through tiny coastal communities in Mexico. Sun Peaks’ locals Joel Currie and Adam Bullock don’t have to imagine it. After 8,000 kilometres and over four weeks of...