Early to rise for Terwiel fans

Elli and Brittany

It was an early morning at Sun Peaks for Elli Terwiel fans, but one that wouldn’t be missed to cheer on a local racer at her first Olympics. “There was a whole group of us at Cahilty Lodge bright and early and cheering,” says Christopher Nicolson, president of Tourism Sun Peaks. “It’s been an emotional day. Everyone in the village has been … [Read more...]

Food for the trails


As an avid mountain explorer I’m also an avid snack carrier. It’s tricky to maintain a proper diet spending so many hours on the snow, and so few at home in front of the stove. To stay in the game it’s important to learn some recipes for nutritionally beneficial snacks that will boost your vitals instead of crashing them. Carrying small … [Read more...]

Elli Terwiel’s bid for Sochi


With winter just around the corner, Sun Peaks ski racing phenom Elli Terwiel has her eyes clearly set on the FIS World Cup Slalom season as well as trying to secure a spot on the Canadian team for the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. While Terwiel has been named to the 2014 Canadian Alpine Ski Team (CAST) squad to race the World Cup slalom … [Read more...]