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...
The days are longer, the weather warmer and the patios more welcoming. A glass of wine is the perfect complement to relaxing in the summer sun, and you need not look far to find the perfect glass. After the first vineyard opened in Kamloops in 2005 a local wine industry blossomed. Now there are six vineyards and four wineries in...
Banked Slalom organizer anticipates a fiesty competition One of the most inclusive races in British Columbia returns for its eighth year March. 9 and 10. The Bluebird Day Fund Banked Slalom welcomes boarders and skiers alike to take on the natural features of Sun Peaks’ Hully Gully. This year’s event will see a switch from a wand timing system to...
Sample chocolates, see historical sport mementoes or view some amazing artwork. Sun Peaks is a tourist town yet many of the community highlights don’t come with tourist price tags. If you know where to look, you can even enjoy them for free. A village walking tour featuring some of the resort’s unique attractions and activities is now available to assist...
Sun Peaks locals, businesses and visitors were kept well entertained over the resort’s Summer Kick-Off weekend, June 27 to 30. The Sunburst chairlift opened for the summer season on Friday, June 27, with 785 hikers and bikers riding the lift to enjoy the newly opened trails. Aidan Kelly, director of sales and marketing for Sun Peaks Resort Corporation, described the opening...