Training hard for beast of a challenge

Spartan Race - Image Don Ehman

Spartan Race competitors across Canada are training hard, getting physically and mentally prepared to tackle the Spartan obstacle course when it returns to Sun Peaks on September 27 and 28. SPIN took the opportunity to speak with a returning Spartan competitor. After taking part in the five kilometre Sprint last year, former Sun Peaks resident … [Read more...]

Australians join the fight against B.C. wildfires


A contingent of over 70 Australian firefighters were flown to Canada to assist local fire service personnel in the battle against the many devastating wildfires that swept across B.C this summer. Gil Marshall, deputy chief fire officer in Victoria, Australia, served as the Australian liaison for the operation, alongside assistant liaison Elspeth … [Read more...]

Making progress on Morrisey and Gil’s


The establishment of new ski runs on Mt. Morrisey and Tod Mountain are proceeding well, according to the Sun Peaks Resort Corporation (SPRC). Jamie Tattersfield, SPRC mountain operations manager, said new ski runs are on track for the start of the winter season. “What we’re aiming for is to have at least one new ski run in each area (West … [Read more...]