Motorists around Kamloops may have noticed new signs directing them on a taste-filled journey. The Kamloops Wine Trail, a joint effort by Kamloops wineries through the recently formed Kamloops Wineries Association, launched this summer to a thirsty demographic. “I’m always asked ‘What makes Kamloops’ wine region unique?’” said Trish Morelli, executive director of the Kamloops Wineries Association. “Wine is all...
Once the water freezes, new local company Elevated Fishing Adventures will kick off its inaugural season on Dec. 1. Campbell Bryk, owner and tour guide, is offering guided ice fishing trips to Heffley and Little Heffley Lakes—two of his favourite fishing spots. A well-known adventurer with a passion for hunting and fishing, Toronto-born Bryk grew up fishing the waters of...
Nordic skiing has boomed this winter with season pass sales doubling over the last two years and a new attendance record set on Sun Peaks’ trails in December. This success may be attributed to the resort hiring Phil Youwe, Sun Peaks’ first Nordic coordinator. Youwe is a long-time Nordic skier, whose relationship with Sun Peaks goes way back. “In ‘93, a friend...
Mark your calendars! Sun Peaks Trash Bash is back for its 22nd year Tuesday, May 7. The village-wide event is an opportunity for the community to come together and clean up the resort. Participants are asked to meet at Masa’s Bar + Grill Patio at 4 p.m. dressed for the weather and to be wearing boots and gloves before...
Heffley Lake resident and long-time surfer Bodie Shandro will be competing in the world’s biggest stand-up paddle (SUP) competition in Hawaii this June. The 2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle will be held at Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki where the sport was born. While surfing is not for everyone, almost anyone can do stand-up paddling,...