If you’re planning on making a toast to Canada Day on July 1, the go-to drink has to be the Caesar, the closest thing Canada has to a national beverage. Inspired by the ultra-Canadian (?!) dish Spaghetti Vongole (spaghetti with clams), the Calgarian bartender (originally from Montenegro) who invented the cocktail blended lime, Worcestershire sauce, … Read more
The home of gruelling Lumpy’s and the “savage” Nimby50, the “tragic” fourth stage of the Four Queens bike comp on July 11, as well as location for one of the first Eco-Challenge’s ever (in 1996. It was too gnarly), in Pemberton even Canada Day starts with a race. The classic 7km Spud Run, celebrating its 12th annual, … Read more
The pecking order in the air goes bird, glider, paraglider, according to Pemberton Soaring Pilot, Rudy Rozsypalek
One of only two commercial gliding operators in Canada, the 17 year old Pemberton Soaring operation provided 1400 gliding experiences during the flying season (Apr-Sept) 2009. In clear weather, with good thermal lift, the glider can go to 10,000 ft, from where passengers can see the Pemberton Ice-cap, Whistler, Black Tusk, the Tantalus Range, the … Read more
Once upon a time, eating out of your own garden was a sign of poverty. As consumers become more conscious of food security issues, and mainstream newspaper headlines blare “Gardening is the new Golf” and “Canning makes a Comeback”, the Foodlovers, based out of Sturdy’s North Arm Farm, arrive to prove you can eat local … Read more
The Laoyam Eagles crossed the finish line in first place on Sunday June 20, to win the junior category championship in the 2010 Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival. Again! The team of Pemberton and Mount Currie First Nations students was steered by Kayla Spencer and coached by Dr. Hugh Fisher. The Laoyam Eagles Junior … Read more
We chat with Pemberton textile designer, Ulla Clark, of LUprints about what inspires her, and how a bike-to-farm festival kickstarted her career as a green designer.
Pemberton’s Laoyam Eagles will be defending an eleven year stint as Junior Champions at the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival, at False Creek, on June 19 and 20, 2010. What’s the secret to cultivating a world-class dragonboat team? Take a handful of Pemberton and Mount Currie First Nations kids, a lake the size of a large puddle and a former Olympic gold medalist turned Pemberton local. Now paddle. Hard.
Potatoes + water + master distiller creates winning combination at Pemberton’s Schramm Vodka Distillery
Discover how much value Tyler Schramm adds to a Pemberton potato, with a tour of the distillery that brews the award-winning organic Schramm Vodka.
Slow Food Cycle Sunday, Pemberton’s signature agritourism event, returns August 15 2010, with 13 participating farms turning Pemberton Meadows Road into a 30km long farm-festival love-in.
Pemberton’s trail-building plans over the next few years position it to become global Mecca and a BC destination for long alpine mountain-biking routes.