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...
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...

Influencing adventure

How social media affects local trails Three years ago Corry Bondini created a new Instagram account to share photos from her adventures with her friends without flooding her main account. Now, almost 17,000 followers later, @hikingcorry has taken Bondini to places she never imagined. But with the likes, comments, sponsors and trips comes a level of responsibility she is very...
There's a number of unique and romantic ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in Sun Peaks--and the options go beyond chocolates and roses. Below are a list of the specials starting at $2.99: Private horse drawn sleigh rides for $125. Available Feb. 14. Book a driver for a snowmobile tour and your sweetheart rides as a passenger for free. Available Feb. 14. Valentine's Moonlight...
CHAINSAW ARTIST TRANSFORMS LOGS INTO ART Sawdust covered the ground and the roar of a chainsaw filled the air while drivers slowed to admire the wooden carvings created by a man working along the Heffley Louis Creek Road this March. Chainsaw carver Randy Gauthier set up shop along the rural road in preparation for two competitions in Ontario in April, including...