Pros teach the next generation

Bike Camp

Some of B.C.’s top downhill riders were on hand to conduct a five day freeride camp in Sun Peaks, July 14 to 18. Kamloops’ mountain biking greats Dylan Sherrard, Shawn Melnechuk and Ace Hayden were joined by freeriding pioneer and Mountain Bike Hall of Famer Brett Tippie as instructors for the camp. A crop of 18 young riders, aged 10 to 17, were … [Read more...]

Five fitness rides at Sun Peaks


Mountain biking is an exciting way to build, or maintain, fitness through the snowless months. Certain trails that offer long, easy climbs and extended flat stretches, where most of the ride will be at a steady, aerobic pace, tend to be ideal when fitness is the goal. This may not be the favourite terrain for those seeking thrills, but they’re … [Read more...]

Spartans to take on Ultra Beast


Bodies will be pushed to their limits and spirits will be tested from Sun Peaks’ village to Top of the World, and everywhere in between, as the Spartan Race series commandeers the resort on September 28 and 29. Spartan Race’s are among the world’s most challenging and rewarding outdoor obstacle courses — with competitors racing against the … [Read more...]