If you’re looking for something to do outdoors over the quieter shoulder season, why not give geocaching a try? As long as you have a smartphone, or a GPS and access to the Internet, you can begin straight away. Sun Peaks geocaching enthusiast Harrison Stein took SPIN on a geocaching adventure earlier this month to give us our first taste...
Sun Peaks' Groomers Share Visual Perks of the Job Leo Pouliot sits in one of Sun Peaks’ eight snowcats, driving up the mountainslope partway through another evening shift. “This is my office,” he says with an ear-to-ear grin. He makes a pass up Blazer, then up the Crystal Bowl and pauses for a quick moment to take in the breathtaking view. “Whenever you’re...
Kevin Tessier is living the dream. As owner of the NorthWest Voyageur Company, work for him is paddling out on the lake in an authentic voyageur canoe and revisiting Canada’s fur trading history with a group of Sun Peaks visitors. “I often tell my guests when they’re in my boat, ‘This is my office and it’s not a bad office...
Volunteer capacity doubles with new tools As the snow melts and trails begin to dry, cross country biking and hiking enthusiasts are getting ready and the Sun Peaks Recreational Trail Association (SPRTA) is preparing for the warm months ahead. SPRTA will be purchasing new tools for trail maintenance and building thanks to a $1,560 community grant from the Sun Peaks Mountain...
The village is bursting with new flavours and culinary creations this summer as restaurant owners and chefs put the finishing touches on summer menus. For most, their new menus will highlight dishes they're known for while bringing in new items. But some are unveiling completely new menus.     Masa’s Bar + Grill Masa’s Bar + Grill head chef Mitchel Bush has...