New regulations that shrink the size of legal campfires will come into effect July 1 to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today. "As we head into peak camping season, I want to remind people that more than 850 fires resulted from careless human behaviour in 2009. That number must come down," said Bell. "We...
The air is colder, leaves are changing colour and pumpkin spice lattes are in hand. Embrace the changing seasons this autumn with events in Kamloops and Sun Peaks for everyone. From Sept. 6 to Nov. 3 go underground at Tranquille Farm at Canada’s only tunnel escape room. Escape From Padova is hosted by the farm and Chimera theatre and...
Race to the Sun training.
On Sept. 18 the Interior Grasslands Cycling Club will hold the sixth annual prestigious hill climb bicycle race, known as Race to the Sun. The course will climb 3000 vertical feet as it winds from Heffley Creek, through the scenic ranch communities of Sun Peaks Road, finally ending at Sun Peaks Resort. Sponsored by Nancy Greene Raine and Al...
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...