This is the
first photo taken on one of their earlier ski days of the season. This was the view when they took the Gil’s
Hike. This was a very beautiful view
taken by a 13 year old with his phone! I
was impressed! The project then began!
Millan had been skiing with his dad, our son Brook and taken an incredible
photo that got me excited to see more.
put on a pair of skiis for so many years that the thought of doing it was
scary so that wasn't going to happen. I asked Millan if he would like
to make a ‘ski team’ with me at home and he take more ski photos that I could use on a
blog. He thought it was a great idea,
too, so here are the results! All photos by Millan Webster.
|Amazing view from Gil's Hike|
Elevation Chair is seen from the black Cariboo Run. The colors green, blue and black are used to
explain the difficulty of the run, and green is the easiest of them, blue for a
bit more experienced, black is difficult but there are double black, even more
is the highest peak of three at 2155 metres (7070’) that are the Sun Peaks
Alpine Resort. Sundance Mountain and Mt.
Morrisey are the other two that have been added for more skiing trails over the
years and are all part of the Shuswap Highlands.
was named after John Tod, a fur trader in charge of Fort Kamloops in 1841. This became a local ski area for Kamloops with
the Burfield Lodge and Burfield chair opening in 1961.
|OSV Tree Trail|
was purchased by a large company in 1992.
It was renamed in 1993 and has seen much growth and become internationally
|Green Rambler Trail|
Peaks now has 12 lifts that can handle 12,000 riders per hour. The longest lift is the Burfield Lift that
has survived all these years, being a 23 minute ride. There are 135 runs and 40 km of cross country
|Green 5 Mile Run|
skiing days are long behind us now but I do remember enjoying our beautiful Sun
Peaks scenery on days with powder white snow and blue skies with our kids. Our younger generations are now enjoying the
same, our 7 year old grandson had his first lesson and loved it! Another one for the ‘ski team’! It is wonderful to be able to see their photos
to bring back those memories of skiing days!
|View from Bentos Lodge|
|Shuswap Lodge |
Millan, our wonderful 13 year old grandson who is also now my ‘ski team’ and ‘blogging
partner’ and who contributed these great photos.
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