Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks Resort is the 2nd largest ski resort in Canada with 135 runs spread out on 4,270 acres of skiable terrain. From powder filled bowls and groomed cruisers to gladed tree skiing and steep mogul runs, Sun Peaks provides the ultimate ski holiday for everyone. The award winning resort design features three mountains surrounding an intimate ski-in, ski-out village filled with shops, restaurants and hotels and renowned for being a warm local community.

Overview

Experience the energy that makes Sun Peaks more than a ski resort! Enjoy uncrowded slopes and learn to ski together at Canada’s second largest ski area. Here you will find endless family fun with on and off mountain snow adventures and a family friendly ski through village surrounded by three mountains of legendary ski terrain.

Get the whole family involved in a thrilling dog sled adventure, gliding downhill on tubes or exploring the village sights on a horse drawn sleigh ride. Snow adventures abound with weekly activities to keep the younger children entertained. When it’s time to relax and unwind, enjoy family treats at the charming local cafes and restaurants with dining options suitable for all ages.

  • Purpose built family friendly resort
  • 4,270 acres of light dry powder snow across 3 different mountains
  • Canada’s 2nd largest terrain
  • Canada’s Best Ski-in, Ski-out village*
  • Exciting daily and weekly family events
  • Dog sledding, snow mobile, snowshoe and more!

Mountain Statistics

Statistics

Top Elevation 2,080 Metres
Base Elevation 1,255 Metres
Vertical Drop 882 Metres
Skiable Terrain 4,270 Acres
Lifts 13 lifts
Runs 135
Ave Annual Snowfall 600 cms
Terrain Beginner 10%
Terrain Intermediate 58%
Terrain Expert 32%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

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Other Activities

At Sun Peaks Resort there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

Hockey Game

One not to be missed! – A fun filled evening at a Kamloops Blazers hockey game. A private charter to/from the Arena. Arrive at the arena with enough time to dine at one of the many downtown Kamloops restaurants.

Cat Trax Groomer Rides

Ever wonder how fresh snow becomes the groomed corduroy on your favourite ski run? This is your chance to witness first hand by joining one of our groomers as they work their magic. 45 minute tours are available nightly.

Born to Run Dogsled Tour

Learn everything you need to know about dog sled tours in Canada, before heading out on your exhilarating dog sled adventure at Sun Peaks. All sleds are guided, but guests may be given the option to drive the sled daylight permitting. Either standing beside the guide, or alone with the guide sitting on the front of the sled.

Alpine Fondue and Starlight Descent

Board the Sunburst Express chairlift for an exclusive twilight ride up to the newly renovated Sunburst Bar and Eatery mid-mountain restaurant. A warm welcome awaits at the top, where you’ll be transported to The Alps with a hearty three course fondue meal and traditional Swiss music. After dinner you’ll descend back to the village on the freshly groomed 5 Mile run with the help of a head torch and a guide. Must be an intermediate ability and 14 years old.

First Tracks

Get out on the mountain while the rest of the resort is still waking up. Starting with a complimentary hot chocolate in hand, enjoy a peaceful lift up the mountain in the crisp morning air before you take advantage of exclusive use of the Crystal chairlift and surrounding terrain before other guests. The experience also includes a meal voucher to use at either the Sunburst Bar & Eatery or The Annex, for your choice of breakfast or lunch; you have the flexibility to decide when it’s time to take a break from skiing and refuel. Plus a bonus $10 Happy Hour voucher to Masa’s Bar & Grill.

Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

Sit back under the covers take in the sights and sounds of the village and surrounding area for a daylight, sunset or evening tour.  Wind through the village at a leisurely pace and listen to the clatter of hooves and ringing of sleigh bells before moving out more briskly into the open for views of the valley, mountains, and Sun Peaks’ many activities and amenities before our return via a gentle ski run.

Snowmobile Tours

Snowmobile tours head into the Sun Peaks backcountry where guests ride on a variety of trails, wide open frozen lakes, and clear meadows. Along the way guests will see the gorgeous views of the Thompson Nicola region. Evening tours include a campfire wiener roast at McGillivray Lake cabin.

Snowshoe Rentals and Tours

Join one of the fun and informative afternoon or evening snowshoe tours. Those wishing to create their own adventure can rent snowshoes and explore the 12km’s of trail.

Guided Ice Fishing Tours

Join your local guide for a uniquely Canadian experience on one of the many mountain lakes surrounding Sun Peaks and try your hand at catching a few of the hard-fighting and great tasting wild Rainbow Trout. Everything from pick up to drop off is provided including door to door transportation to and from the lake, a heated ice fishing tent, a hot beverage and all the fishing gear you need. But the most valuable part is the knowledge of an experienced guide, making it easy for anyone to learn as they go with absolutely no experience required.

Getting There

Getting  to Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks can be accessed through two airport gateways in Kamloops (45 mins) and Kelowna (2.5 hours) with direct shuttles to the resort.

Daily direct flights are available to Kamloops from Vancouver and Calgary.

Accommodation

Sun Peaks Resort offers a wide variety of accommodation options to suit all budgets and requirements from standard to luxury.

Moderate Option

Deluxe Option

Luxury Option

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