What’s open to ski and ride on November 17

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Sun Peaks Resort will be open for the winter season as of 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 17. Alpine terrain open to the public will include: Cahilty and 5 Mile runs on the Sunburst and Elevation chairlifts. OSV is occupied by race teams in the mornings, but will be open to public daily after 1 p.m. On the Village Platter, Sunbeam and Gentle Giant … [Read more...]

Freestyle and locals kids’ ski programs taking off

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You’ll notice a lot of happy parents at Sun Peaks on Sundays for the next many weeks. Why? Their kids are enrolled in the popular Locals Kids and Freestyle programs, leaving them the time to enjoy the mountains on their own for a couple of hours. This is the first year for the freestyle program, offered by Sun Peaks Resort, and Vincent … [Read more...]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day on snow

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There's a number of unique and romantic ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in Sun Peaks--and the options go beyond chocolates and roses. Below are a list of the specials starting at $2.99: Private horse drawn sleigh rides for $125. Available Feb. 14. Book a driver for a snowmobile tour and your sweetheart rides as a passenger for free. … [Read more...]

World Cup Ski Report

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You know winter has truly started in Western Canada when the Lake Louise WinterStart Festival opens the Men’s FIS World Cup Downhill and Super-G season. For many racing fans at Sun Peaks Resort, this means it’s time to see if all that hard training by the Austrians in Sun Peaks each November has paid off. For Canadian racing fans it’s a chance to … [Read more...]

Sun Peaks’ Terwiel victorious at Nor-Am event at Panorama

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Sun Peaks, BC (December 15, 2009) – Sun Peaks’ Elli Terwiel is back on top of the podium after a career-first victory at the Northwest Funds Nor-Am Cup yesterday at Panorama Mountain Village. After 15 months of rehabilitation on a knee injury, Terwiel grabbed first place in the ladies slalom with a two-run combined time of one minute 50.08 … [Read more...]