Work is moving ahead on the chairlift which will replace the current Crystal chairlift.  Despite the COVID-19 pandemic affecting plans for new chairlifts at resorts across North America, Sun Peaks Resort LLP (SPR) is moving ahead with plans to complete the new addition in time for this winter.  On June 27, 2019, SPR officially announced plans to replace the existing Crystal,...
Cost of care continues despite no business Horse drawn sleighs have become a symbol of winter time in the village at Sun Peaks, delighting visitors and locals of all ages.  Now Sun Peaks Stables, who operate carriage rides as well as summer trail rides, are asking for help from the community.  A GoFundMe fundraiser created on May 9 has asked for donations...
MTBO hopes to create a unified industry voice Ted Morton, well known in the mountain biking community for his extensive work on the BC Enduro Series, has added more to his plate with the establishment of the Mountain Bike Operators of B.C. (MTBO)  MTBO is a society formed with the intention of being a collective voice for operators in the industry,...
In December of 2018 Bee Nikula’s life was upturned when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was 30-years-old, had just moved from Sun Peaks to Salmo, B.C. with her husband Kieran, and was working and settling into a new home. In a whirlwind, the next month she had surgery and a few weeks later learned she had been selected...

Gap years for grown ups

WRITTEN BY Louise Hudson From Singapore to Sun Peaks, Thierry Nardozi has pressed pause on a lofty career in high finance to train as a ski instructor. At 50, he’s realizing a youthful ambition. “My mum couldn’t afford to pay for it when I was a kid so it is something I have always had in my mind,” he explained. Having completed...