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...
Music will be taking centre stage this March 3 to 26 as performers and musicians alike take part in the first ever March Madness in Sun Peaks. “March Madness music month focuses on live music throughout the resort and gives people a reason to come to Sun Peaks and stay for a weekend or a night,” said Tourism Sun Peaks’...
Heading into a season of rebuilding, the Sun Peaks Nordic Club is hopeful they’ll see a few new faces join their program as instructors for their junior development program, known as the Jackrabbit program. A number of their coaches moved this season so coaching co-ordinator for the club, Ann Carter, said she  hoped to see five new coaches to...
My mug of tea is still steaming, abandoned on a table in the ski patrol clinic, when I ride up Sundance on a snowmobile. It’s only 6 a.m. and I’m jumping into the day head first. Sun Peaks Resort LLP (SPR) avalanche tech Dan Piccininni guides the machine up Rambler and stops beside a roped off area containing weather monitoring...
For those who grew up skiing it is easy to think you know the basics— how to dress for the weather, select gear you need, how to choose a run. But those lacking the same experience may be left wondering what lenses work for different light or what exactly a tree well is. Last year, school groups and teams...