Snowmakers deliver smooth start

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Sun Peaks Resort Corporation (SPRC) mountain operations manager Jamie Tattersfield has praised the snowmaking team for delivering a smooth start to the season, with a strong base-layer of snow for local and visiting skiers and race teams. “Every year you approach the start of the season with a checklist of things you have to go through, and I’d … [Read more...]

All mountains set for opening Thursday

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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...]

8 things to notice about the new Sun Peaks map

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Sun Peaks Resort has just released a new alpine trail map (here) showcasing the new terrain and runs ahead of opening day on November 22. SPIN takes a closer look at the 2014-15 trail map and show you some of the things you may have missed. 1. Gil’s: Let’s get the big one out of the way. An alteration to the ski boundary to include Gil’s means … [Read more...]