The spirit of philanthropy hasn’t been lost on the young. Not in the Adams household, anyway. Last year SPIN reported on Ryleigh and Madi Adams, who used their $400 of birthday money, which they requested in lieu of presents, to purchase books for their school. Before that it was sporting equipment, and before that it was raising money for cancer...
Two hundred skiers, snowboarders and their friends and family visited Sun Peaks from March 26 to 31 to celebrate and discuss skiing and snowboarding. They were attending the Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing (CADS) festival, hosted at Sun Peaks for the fifth time. The previous years festival’s saw around 100 attendees. Christian Hrab, managing director of CADS, said the festival...
“You’re gonna ski in this weather?” my landlord asked me as I lined up my skis and poles outside the door. I asked myself the same question earlier while getting dressed and watching BCTV’s Morning News announce a -27 C forecast for Kamloops. “You’re crazy Lailani,” I told myself even as I pulled on an extra layer of clothing...
The Tragically Hip Tribute band Hipeponymous were the only band to perform on Sunday August 14, 2011. The band took the stage shortly after 11 a.m. and played two sets for the village square crowd. The second annual Retro Rock Concert series was a huge success for Sun Peaks Resort.
If you want to keep cool while playing golf this summer, head to Sun Peaks. At 1,200 metres, the Sun Peaks Golf Course is currently the highest golf course in the province. At this elevation, the ball flies farther. “The elevation up here definitely makes a difference,” said golfer Brendon Slaney. “I’m from Nova Scotia and my golf course was...