Sun Peaks

As the second-largest area in Canada. Sun Peaks boasts 137 runs on more than 4,200 acres spread across three interconnecting mountains. This diverse terrain is perfect for all abilities and with an average 6 metres of light powdery snow annually, there’s always plenty of deep powder stashes to enjoy. The award winning resort design features an intimate ski-in, ski-out village filled with shops, restaurants and hotels and renowned for being a warm local community.

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Overview

Experience the energy that makes Sun Peaks more than a ski resort! Here you will find endless family fun with on and off-mountain snow adventures and a family-friendly ski village without the line-ups.

Located in the heart of British Columbia, Sun Peaks Resort is less than an hour by air from Vancouver International Airport. Its village is surrounded by three mountains making it extremely easy to sample a huge variety of terrain and then drop into the village that’s filled with shops, cafes and restaurants.

  • Ski-in, ski-out
  • Purpose-built family friendly resort
  • No lift lines or crowds
  • 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, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and more!

After a day spent on the slopes, get the whole family involved in a thrilling dog sled adventure, snowshoe and s’mores tour or explore 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 restaurants or take in the views while enjoying a relaxing hot tub.

Top tip: “The Bolacco Café is a local’s favourite for coffee and makes the best flat white in town!” – Campbell Bryk | Sun Peaks Resident

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 137
Avg. Annual Snowfall 6 Metres
Terrain Beginner 10%
Terrain Intermediate 58%
Terrain Advanced 24%
Terrain Expert 8%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Map

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.

Ice Hockey Games

One not to be missed! – A fun filled evening at a Kamloops Blazers WHL hockey game. Book a private charter and 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.


Into the Wild Dog Sled

Head out on your exhilarating dog sled adventure. All sleds are guided but guests may be given the option to drive the sled.


Alpine Fondue and Starlight Descent

Board the Sunburst Express chairlift for an exclusive twilight ride up to the Sunburst Bar and Eatery mid-mountain restaurant. After a three-course Swiss style fondue, you’ll descend back to the village on the freshly groomed 5 Mile run with the help of a head torch and a guide.


First Tracks Breakfast

Get out on the mountain while the rest of the resort is still waking up. Take advantage of exclusive use of the Crystal chairlift and surrounding terrain before other guests including breakfast and an après voucher.


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 Tours

Join an afternoon or evening snowshoe tour, or create your own adventure when renting snowshoes and explore the 12kms of trails.


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.


Nancy Greene Reception

Complimentary – every Sunday during winter at Sun Peak Grand Hotel. In the beautiful Sun Peaks Grand library corner, meet and socialise with Olympic Gold Medalist and Director of Skiing, Senator Nancy Greene! Learn about the village, hot spots for skiing, and more.

Getting There

Getting  to Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks can be accessed through Kamloops Airport located only 59.9km away with a direct shuttle to the resort.

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

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay

Accommodation

Sun Peaks has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences.

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