All mountains set for opening Thursday

Chairlift (2)

All three mountains, and all Nordic trails, are scheduled to open on Thursday, Nov. 27, just in time for the U.S. Thanksgiving weekend. Sun Peaks received over 10 centimetres of new snow overnight, and another 15 cm is forecast over the next two days. Mid-mountain is expected to have an 80 cm base, which will result in good early season coverage … [Read more...]

Fire hall gears up for busy winter

Fire Truck

The staff and volunteers at Sun Peaks Fire Rescue (SPFR) are currently training hard in anticipation for another busy winter season. While firefighting is typically associated with the warmer, summer months, SPFR Chief Bill Stoner says winter actually creates more work for the brigade, due to a massive increase in visitors to the … [Read more...]

Something for every taste at Winter Wine Festival

Wine Fest

Now in its 17th year, the Winter Okanagan Wine Festival will return to Sun Peaks from Jan. 16 to 25. The Wine Festival has become a highlight of the winter events calendar, offering a delicious alternative to the slopes. According to Christopher Nicolson, president of Tourism Sun Peaks (TSP), the festival has also become an integral part of Sun … [Read more...]