Get Out There

Conquer the peak of Tod Mountain

 | July 25, 2011

Hikers and families are invited to hike to the peak of Tod Mountain at Sun Peaks with Olympian and Senator Nancy Greene-Raine. The hike is scheduled for Sat., July 30. There will be a backup day of July 31 depending on the weather.

This can be a great family activity, said Kevin Bendick, SPRC’s director of outdoor operations. “Do a nice and enjoyable hike and see a different part of Sun Peaks,” he said.

The hike combines physical activity with an opportunity to view the exceptional flora and fauna in the area. Hikers will see colourful clusters of wildflowers like Indian paintbrush and fireweed or even some wildlife on the trail.

Attendees meet at the Sunburst chairlift by 10 a.m., following breakfast and a short presentation. Hikers will be grouped and accompanied by a volunteer guide, and may take the opportunity to hike and take photos with Greene. Local expert guides will share their knowledge of the plants and animals in the area during the hike.

The two to three hour hike will start at 11 a.m. Summiteers will have their photos taken at the top and sign a guestbook to commemorate their achievement.

Volunteer guides are needed. If interested, e-mail Kevin Bendick at [email protected].