Dew Tour returns to Sun Peaks

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One of North America’s top amateur ski and snowboard competitions, the Dew Tour Am Series, will return to Sun Peaks on March 27 and 28, 2015. With a cash purse of $30,000 up for grabs, the top amateur athletes on the continent will be heading to Sun Peaks to throw down their best tricks in the terrain park. As well as the signature slopestyle … [Read more...]

Darwin award candidates

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November 22, opening day, winter season 2014/2015. While skiable terrain was limited due to lack of natural snow, Mother Nature kindly dumped 20 centimetres of fresh powder the night before and Sun Peaks awoke to blue sky and fluffy powder. A great start to the winter season! My opening day started just before 8 a.m. as I passed several, obviously … [Read more...]

Snow safety trade-off for more accessible Gil’s

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Sun Peaks Resort Corporation (SPRC) have asked local skiers and snowboarders to be patient as a new Snow Safety Program (SSP) is implemented in Gil’s this season. Jamie Tattersfield, mountain operations manager for SPRC, said long-time locals may be concerned by more restricted access to Gil’s under the SSP, but the trade-off would result in more … [Read more...]