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...
Fast Action Fishing Adventures set to open mid-May Five years ago, Wally Tywoniuk sold his company in the oil and gas industry in Alberta. It took some time to wrap up his life there, but a dream to open a fly fishing business in Sun Peaks persisted. His perseverance paid off and his new business, Fast Action Fishing Adventures, is...
“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...
Andy Armstrong has been a snowboard instructor at Sun Peaks for nearly ten years, but has also coached snowboard cross to riders looking for something different than freestyle competitions. He said he believes Sun Peaks currently has enough momentum to kick off something new and exciting for the mountain. “We have a lot of excellent ski teams here that are...
KEEPING BUSY IN THE OFFSEASON Keep the shoulder season blues at bay with these must see and do activities in the area: Cross country mountain biking: Though there are several trails to choose from, a personal favourite (mostly because the snow melts off of it fairly quickly, leaving a muddy, fun mess) is the Vista Trail loop. The trail takes about 20...