CANICROSS COMES TO SUN PEAKS In an effort to expand services to summertime, Mountain Man Dog Sled Adventures has brought a new style of running to Sun Peaks. Co-owner Taryn Schwanke is taking small groups out on the trails three times a week with canicross, the sport of cross country running with dogs. The dog is attached to the person with a...
As the number of people exploring the backcountry around the province spikes, Sun Peaks is taking part in Avalanche Canada’s Avalanche Awareness Days. On Jan. 27 Sun Peaks’ Patrol and Snow Safety alongside Avalanche Canada are hosting a free event on the mountain for anyone curious about avalanche and backcountry safety.     An information booth will be set up at...
As the days get longer, Sun Peaks Resort Corporation has posted new operating hours for ski lift operations. The following lift hours are in effect until April 9, 2012: Sunburst Express, Burfield, Crystal, Elevation are open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. Sundance Express, Morrisey Express, and Morrisey Platter are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The Village Platter is open...
Once the water freezes, new local company Elevated Fishing Adventures will kick off its inaugural season on Dec. 1. Campbell Bryk, owner and tour guide, is offering guided ice fishing trips to Heffley and Little Heffley Lakes—two of his favourite fishing spots. A well-known adventurer with a passion for hunting and fishing, Toronto-born Bryk grew up fishing the waters of...
It’s a perfect opportunity to purchase local, sustainable food for your family’s dinner table, while enjoying a gorgeous alpine setting. The Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market returns to the village square this Sunday, June 27, for the first market of the summer! Local farmers, ranchers and artisans will be in the village selling fruits, veggies, local meats, seafood, arts,...