Mountain biking

Riley Conner poses with his new bike near Okanagan Lake on April 6. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News)

Paying it forward: Good Samaritan replaces Kelowna cyclist’s stolen bike

‘This was something good that came out of something bad’

 

Brian Browning demonstrates the snow dog trail groomer for Mayor Alan Harrison. (City of Salmon Arm/Facebook)

Unique snow groomer readies Salmon Arm bike trails for winter action

With the success of the first one, the Shuswap Cycling Club is fundraising to buy a second groomer.

 

A rider rides a ‘fat bike’ in the snow. A proposal to make trails accessible to fat bikes by grooming South Canoe trails when snow gets to about four inches receives nod from Salmon Arm council on Dec. 14, 2020. (Contributed)

‘Fat bikes’ to hit groomed Shuswap trails

Snow in 2019 prompts bike group to explore need for grooming, city OKs one-year pilot project

 

SilverStar Mountain Resort during the summer of 1994. (Greater Vernon Museum and Archives #30130 photo)

Summer coming to a close at SilverStar

Last regular weekend, but there’s a couple bonus weekends for riders

SilverStar Mountain Resort during the summer of 1994. (Greater Vernon Museum and Archives #30130 photo)
Coldstream’s Vaea Verbeeck cuddles the women’s overall championship trophy she won Friday, Aug. 14, for the CLIF Crankworx Mountain Bike Summer Series at Sun Peaks Resort near Kamloops. (Chris Pilling photo)

Coldstream rider captures mountain bike summer series title

Vaea Verbeeck wins final air downhill event near Kamloops to claim women’s overall championship

Coldstream’s Vaea Verbeeck cuddles the women’s overall championship trophy she won Friday, Aug. 14, for the CLIF Crankworx Mountain Bike Summer Series at Sun Peaks Resort near Kamloops. (Chris Pilling photo)
Coldstream’s Vaea Verbeeck won continued her dominance of the dual slalom with a win at Sun Peaks Resort Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, as the CLIF Crankworx Summer Series nears its conclusion. (Chris Pilling photo)

Coldstream’s Verbeeck continues dual slalom dominance with win at Kicking Horse

Bas van Steenbergen also earned his second victory of the CLIF Crankworx Summer Series

Coldstream’s Vaea Verbeeck won continued her dominance of the dual slalom with a win at Sun Peaks Resort Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, as the CLIF Crankworx Summer Series nears its conclusion. (Chris Pilling photo)
Vernon’s Casey Brown nabbed third place in the Mt7 Psychosis downhill mountain bike race in Golden August 5, 2020. (Contributed)

Bronze for Vernon’s Casey Brown at Psychosis mountain bike race

Brown finished third at the Aug. 5 race in Golden, part of the CLIF Crankworx Summer Series

Vernon’s Casey Brown nabbed third place in the Mt7 Psychosis downhill mountain bike race in Golden August 5, 2020. (Contributed)
Casey Brown riding Trek at SilverStar Mountain Resort during CLIF Crankworx Tuesday, July 28. (Clint Trahan photo)

Vernon’s own cranks out top spot at Crankworx

Casey Brown No. 1 in first day of CLIF Crankworx mountain biking at SilverStar

Casey Brown riding Trek at SilverStar Mountain Resort during CLIF Crankworx Tuesday, July 28. (Clint Trahan photo)
CLIF Crankworx Summer Series returns to SilverStar Mountain Resort, along with Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse, for the riders-only event which will be live-streamed for fans. (Crankworx photo)

SilverStar cranks out mountain biking race

CLIF Crankworx Summer Series in Vernon, as well as Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse

CLIF Crankworx Summer Series returns to SilverStar Mountain Resort, along with Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse, for the riders-only event which will be live-streamed for fans. (Crankworx photo)
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.

Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale

Discover glacial valleys, soaring mountain peaks and wildlife parks in BC’s northern reaches

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.
The view of Revelstoke from Revelstoke Mountain Resort. The resort will open for summer operations June 26. (Submitted)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort opening for the summer June 26

New additions to summer activities include a zip line and 18 km of mountain biking trails

The view of Revelstoke from Revelstoke Mountain Resort. The resort will open for summer operations June 26. (Submitted)
SilverStar Mountain Resort’s planned summer opening has been delayed to July 9 with reduced hours. (SilverStar photo)

SilverStar gears up for delayed summer opening

Resort summer season delayed and reduced hours

SilverStar Mountain Resort’s planned summer opening has been delayed to July 9 with reduced hours. (SilverStar photo)
Injured 71-year-old mountain biker rescued from Vernon trail

Injured 71-year-old mountain biker rescued from Vernon trail

Vernon firefighters assisted with the rescue in Ellison Provincial Park

Injured 71-year-old mountain biker rescued from Vernon trail
SilverStar makes up for lost COVID-19 ski time

SilverStar makes up for lost COVID-19 ski time

Passholder Promise offered to those whose season was cut short due after the mountain closed early

SilverStar makes up for lost COVID-19 ski time
There’s still plenty of snow at SilverStar Mountain Resort, and with coronavirus concerns, plans for a June 19 bike park opening are up in the air. (SilverStar Mountain Resort)

SilverStar summer opening up in the air

Resort still eyeing opening day June 19, no delays confirmed

There’s still plenty of snow at SilverStar Mountain Resort, and with coronavirus concerns, plans for a June 19 bike park opening are up in the air. (SilverStar Mountain Resort)
Paul’s Tomb is located on Knox Mountain in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)

City of Kelowna to make improvements to Paul’s Tomb on Knox Mountain

Paul’s Tomb will be closed for the month of March

Paul’s Tomb is located on Knox Mountain in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Hobby becomes career with mountain biking videos at Revel Co.

  • Oct 1, 2018
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films