Want to go faster this summer?

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2017 Giant Contend wins the Bicycling Editors’ Choice Award. The Giant Contend road bike, introduced last year as an affordable introduction to performance road riding, is a hit with the editors at Bicycling Magazine. In its first year on the market, the Contend … Read More

Top 10 Reasons to SUP

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With the heat of summer upon us and water levels finally receding, it’s time to get out and enjoy the lakes and rivers of the Shuswap. One fantastic way to do that is with a SUP (Stand Up Paddle board). … Read More

Energize your next adventure with an E-Bike

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Skookum Cycle & Ski now carries a number of electric bike options. Want a perfectly integrated system complete with bike and electic pedal assist? The Miele Evox is AMAZING! Choose between 520watts of power or 780watts of even-more-power. Have a … Read More

2017 Skookum Group Rides

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Whether you’re new to the area and want to experience some new trails or have been here for years and just like riding with similarly awesome people, the weekly Skookum Group Rides have started. Mondays – Ladies Only Ride When – … Read More

Spring trail-cleaning time!

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You know all those amazing trails at South Canoe that we all LOVE so much? Well, it’s time to give them some TLC, as the winter was a bit hard on the poor things. April 30th, 2017 – Annual South Canoe … Read More

Skookum Alpine Sale

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Are you a downhill skier in need of new equipment, but would prefer not to pay full retail? Now is the perfect time to buy skis, boots, bindings, helmets, and poles! Skis Rossignol Soul 7 – reg. $800 sale $520 … Read More

The Groundhog was Wrong – let’s ski!

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So it’s March 8th and we just woke up to another 10cm of fresh snow in the Shuswap. Sure, we can complain and reminisce about all the mountain biking we were doing at this time last year. Or, we can suck … Read More

To skin or not to skin, that is the question!

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The last few years have seen a number of nordic ski manufacturers release skis with a new way to get grip: skins. Similar to the climbing skins utilized by backcountry alpine skiers, these skis are designed to offer copious amounts of … Read More

Avalanche Skills Training 1 (AST 1) Course

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Friday, March 10th – Sunday, March 12th, 2017 Take the first step toward safety and fun when travelling in the backcountry in the winter. Skookum Salmon Arm and Peak Snow Sense are offering the Avalanche Canada certified Avalanche Skills Training … Read More

Backcountry Snow Safety

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Winter is Here! While the low elevation snowpack has been a bit slow to develop this year, higher elevations are seeing fairly normal snowpack depths and, along with the great skiing this brings, comes the ever-present problem of snow stability … Read More

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