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...]

Calling for Big Brothers and Sisters

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The Bluebird Day Fund (BDF) has put out a call for volunteers to be part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program this winter season. Bryan Lupul, BDF president, said the program aims to pair adult sports mentors with youths who wish to learn and improve their skiing and snowboarding skills. “If someone has the time to commit, it means so much for … [Read more...]