Winter turns a corner

OSV Opening

The 2012-13 winter season at Sun Peaks will go down as one of the more successful seasons in recent years. Off the back of a very successful summer — which saw the largest number of visitors in one summer day, the most chairlift passengers in one summer day and growth in overnight occupancy — winter occupancy was up by seven per cent on the … [Read more...]

Run for your life

Snowshoeing

It’s too true that when winter comes, people tend to not exercise as much as they would in the warmer months, even with a ski hill at their doorstep. If you’re looking for some extra help to keep you exercising in the winter, a raft of Smartphone apps may help you do it: Sworkit From the comfort of your home, you can pick the kind of workout … [Read more...]

Sustenance for the slopes

quiche

The winter season has arrived and many skier and snowboarders’ thoughts will be on first chair, fresh tracks, champagne powder, hikes, glades, park, rails, and the delirious feeling the start of the season brings us. For me, the next thing on my mind is what I’m going to eat to keep my energy up for a day of play. Is it that soup I have in the … [Read more...]