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...
  For first-time mom Andrea Heath, she knew she wanted to maintain her active outdoors lifestyle following the birth of her son, Caden. After recovering from her son’s birth she looked to connect with other parents who were raising their children to embrace the outdoors but didn’t find what she was looking for.   She then created The Wild And Tiny-...

Not in Kansas anymore

When the power went out I was hunched over my computer, frantically working to meet a deadline, the same position I’d been in since five o’clock that morning. It was now four o’clock in the afternoon and the sun was dipping behind the mountains. With work no longer an option, I ventured into the dying light to take some fresh...
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a ski guide and spend your days in the mountains? Though many may have considered completing the required training to be a certified ski guide, the high costs of equipment and courses and extensive time commitments can make the option intimidating. That’s why local ski guide and instructor Bodie Shandro...
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...