Exploring lesser known nature trails with hikekamloops.ca While many Kamloops locals spend their time hiking or biking in their favourite well known city parks, not many know of the others that exist, such as the Valleyview Nature Park or the Dallas-Barnhartvale Nature Park. We found out about these parks only a couple of years ago, which is a shame because...
BC/DC, one of Sun Peaks and mostly likely B.C.'s favourite tribute bands rocked the stage on Friday August 12, 2011 to kick of Sun Peaks Resort's Retro Rock Concert Series. The village square was lined with concert goers who came prepared with their own lawn chairs and blankets.
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...
Sun Peaks’ first women’s wellness weekend, scheduled for Sept. 15 and 16, 2012, promises to offer busy ladies a restful respite from their everyday lives. “Between work and family and other commitments, women often forget to take care of themselves, and that’s what this weekend is all about,” says Janice Nankivell, Tourism Sun Peaks’ event coordinator. The alpine setting of Sun...
Myles Williamson has spent a lot of time in terrain parks. Learning how to ski in Ontario meant taking advantage of the manmade features instead of powder glades. “The mountains didn’t really have backcountry skiing and I found a passion in the tricks learned in the terrain park.” Williamson said. “Then when I came out to B.C. I was blown...