Trek to the top of the course in Vars

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There’s a ton of work involved in ski racing, and putting on a ski race and participating in speed skiing is no exception. Behind the scenes, the organizers must present the event, register the participants, specify course grooming, build safety fences, pay insurance, print accreditation, hold racer meetings, advertise, secure accommodation, get … [Read more...]

Sun Peaks Resort making waves in the ski resort industry

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With big plans of expanding terrain and a new face for its flagship hotel, Sun Peaks Resort (SPR) is branding itself to move forward with its development master plan and stake claim as the resort with the second largest skiable terrain in Canada. On the heels of an ending management contract, the Delta Sun Peaks Resort hotel will become Sun … [Read more...]

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...]