Going green on the hill

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Spring conditions are here! As the snow starts to melt back into the earth, one wonders what is melting in with it. One of the unsightly parts of spring is the amount of garbage left behind under the chair lifts or in the parking lots. But litter isn’t the only waste out there. Even your ski wax can leave harmful chemicals behind to seep into … [Read more...]

How to ski in powder, compact, slush or groomed snow

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“Do you think about how you turn?” asked Ray, my British ski instructor. We were halfway through our warm up run on Cahilty and 5 Mile, one of the most popular green runs in Sun Peaks Resort. Honestly, I don’t think too much about the mechanics of skiing anymore while going down 5 Mile. And I don’t think mine is an unusual case. After you’ve … [Read more...]

Composting facility planned for Sun Peaks

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Sun Peaks Utilities (SPUCL) is hosting an informational meeting regarding a planned composting facility in Sun Peaks. The meeting will be held on April 2 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge Meeting Room. The estimated cost of building the facility is still being finalized and will be announced at the public meeting. “It … [Read more...]