Nancy Greene Raine, with the author, on her home turf in Sun Peaks Resort, comprising Tod mountain, Sundance and Mount Morrisey, in the interior of British Columbia, just north of Kamloops.

The runs at Sun Peaks suit every style and ability. Nancy often includes this one on her outings with skiers at the resort.


Phil Youwe points the way to some of the west’s best Nordic skiing. More than 30 kms of exquisitely groomed trails with postcard-perfect vistas.

www.sunpeaksresort.com/winter/nordic

The author at the helm of her own dogsled. After amazing skiing, exhilarating cross country and fabulous food, it’s reasonable to think you’ve done everything but dogsledding is the real icing on the Sun Peaks cake.

The village at Sun Peaks is among the more attractive in the province. It’s small enough to be handled on foot and varied enough that you can always find something new.

The dog teams are comprised of handsome canines that are lovingly tended and who enjoy nothing more than a run on the snow. It’s tough to walk away when the ride’s over.

The author with the always affable Nancy Greene Raine and her husband Al, mayor of Sun Peaks and former National Ski Team coach. They are as close as you can get to Canadian skiing royalty.

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