Holy Cow race resurrected


The Holy Cow Nordic loppet race returns Feb. 26  as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of Tod Mountain and Sun Peaks Resort. Classic and skate skiers will navigate a trail starting at 1,675 metres at the Holy Cow Trail, then on to the McGillivray Lake Trail, Blue Grouse, Nuthatch, Raven Ramble and Great Grey, finishing at 1,275 metres near the covered bridge. A post-loppet social at the Delta Sun Peaks … [Read more...]

Grant sought for public arena

Sun Peaks Municipal Council has applied to the Province for a $650,000 recreational facilities grant to build a multi-purpose facility in Sun Peaks. The project, which includes a covered arena, ice plant and other facilities, is split into three phases which will be implemented based on the amount of funding received. “We’ve actually submitted for Phase I and II at the same time,” says Byron Johnson, chief … [Read more...]

Special avalanche warning for most of B.C.’s backcountry


The Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC) is issuing a special public avalanche warning for a widespread area of the province’s backcountry. The warning includes the mountainous areas of the Cariboos, the North and South Columbias, the North and South Rockies, the Lizard Range, the Purcells, the South Coast Inland and Northwest Inland. The warning is in effect from Friday February 24 through to Monday February 27. “The … [Read more...]