Gear for the Nordic Season

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For an exhilarating and positive Nordic ski experience it’s important to make wise equipment and clothing selections. Dressing for comfortable skiing depends on the temperature, wind chill, how hard you ski, and how long you plan to be out. To dress for success, go with light layers of wicking, breathable clothing — the colder the day, and the longer you plan to be out, the more layers you need. Fabrics like merino … [Read more...]

With work done, it’s time to play on the Nordic trails


Anticipating a successful season on the trails, there’s been a lot of work done in the sphere of Nordic skiing at Sun Peaks from inside to outside, clinics to competitions. The Nordic Centre is in place at the west end of P5, and its finishing touches are just being made. The building will house a boot change area, a waxing bench, rental and retail, as well as acting as the hub for Nordic lessons. Additionally, … [Read more...]

Still time for Nordic skiing

nordic skis

Still feeling the itch to ski, even after the chairlifts have closed? Ready to switch up the possibility of an 8,000 vertical afternoon in favour of some cardio training? Dig out the Nordic gear, then, and head to Sun Peaks' cross country trails. The Vista, Great Grey, McGillivray Lake trails loop is accessible for cross country skiing. The loop will be groomed occasionally until the first week of May, … [Read more...]