Shift into winter tires

Winter Tires

Despite new signage this year, there’s still some confusion surrounding winter tires, particularly for newcomers to Sun Peaks. Ingrid Brakop, road safety coordinator for ICBC, said while the legislation hasn’t changed, the new signage was meant to provide some clarity to drivers. Brakop said a winter tire must possess either M+S markings (for … [Read more...]

Bringing the flow up to speed for winter operations


Sun Peaks Utilities are keeping busy as they prepare for another busy winter season. Pat Miller, director of Sun Peaks Utilities, said there were a number of things left to do to get Sun Peaks in top shape to handle the sharp increase in residents and visitors in the coming months. Maintenance and an audit of the water plant are at the top of … [Read more...]

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...]