Bluebird Day Society ramps up support for park skiers

Bluebird kids

The Bluebird Day Fund, a not-for-profit organization created to honour the memory of Sun Peaks’ snowboarder, Bryn Taylor, has been busy this season finding new ways to support and mentor young skiers and riders interested in terrain park sports. Hoping to make park sports more accessible to young riders and skiers, the Bluebird Day Fund started a gear drive to collect gently used snowboard and ski … [Read more...]

Level the playing field

Nightly chalet rentals in the residential areas of Sun Peaks have been in existence since the dawn of this great resort community and were the main reason many of the first homeowners in the resort purchased their properties. Marketed as “rentable,” many buyers that bought building lots back in the day did so to fit their family’s skiing needs while offseting their chalet mortgages through rentals. This also opened … [Read more...]

Women’s wellness weekend slated for September

womens wellness retreat

Sun Peaks’ first women’s wellness weekend, scheduled for Sept. 15 and 16, 2012, promises to offer busy ladies a restful respite from their everyday lives. “Between work and family and other commitments, women often forget to take care of themselves, and that’s what this weekend is all about,” says Janice Nankivell, Tourism Sun Peaks’ event coordinator. The alpine setting of Sun Peaks provides the backdrop for a … [Read more...]