Ski for Light’s first visit a success

Ski For Light

Sun Peaks played host to 55 visually impaired and blind skiers and guides for a week of skiing, training, racing and social activities as part of Ski for Light from February 9 to 15. Ski for Light has been running in Canada for 37 years, alternating in locations between B.C. and Alberta — however it’s the first time the event has taken place in … [Read more...]

Snowmakers deliver smooth start

Snowmaker

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

Chairlift (2)

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...]