Why Choose Sun Peaks Ski Resort?
Although we've been a somewhat modest ski resort over the years, our 'secret' is out! We have our guests, who love our ski resort for many reasons, to thank for that..
93% of our guests highly recommend Sun Peaks Ski Resort to friends and family. That fact speaks volumes. Just a few of the reasons why our guests choose to vacation here in the winter and summer include: great location, 'easy-to-ski' snow quality, second largest ski resort in BC and third largest in Canada, affordability, family friendly, services and amenities, and last, but not least: warm hospitality!
Just over 4 hours from Vancouver, BC, and 5.5 hours from Seattle, WA. Sun Peaks is the closest ski resort in BC’s Interior to the Lower Mainland and Seattle
Daily direct flights through Kamloops Airport and Kelowna Airport with connections to cities across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
Airport Shuttle service from Kamloops, Kelowna and Vancouver.
Resort Shuttles available to and from Big White, Silver Star, and Whistler Blackcomb.
VIA Rail passengers traveling to and from Vancouver and Jasper will arrive in Kamloops late evening or early morning.
Air Canada operates seven daily flights to Kamloops and Sun Peaks direct from Vancouver, BC. As well, both Air Canada and Westjet offer direct flights to and from Calgary, AB.
Why is the snow so good? Thanks to our geographic location in the BC Interior, Sun Peaks is protected from the mild, coastal weather caused by the Coast Mountains. Prevailing storms come from the Pacific Ocean and rise and cool as they pass over the Coast Mountains before reaching Sun Peaks.
Sun Peaks has a reputation for reliable snow conditions that has been proven over 50 years of operations. To view our snow history table, click here.
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Enjoy a variety of terrain: two alpine bowls, cruising green and blue runs, steep and deep, and gladed stashes loaded with powder.
Ski and ride outside normal chairlift operation hours during the First Tracks Breakfast on Tuesday mornings, or the Fondue Dinner & Evening Descent on Thursday nights.
Try the Ski Sisters program through the Sun Peaks Sports School. Taught by women, for women, this program is a chance for the ladies in the family to explore the mountains with certified ski instructor and Sun Peaks local Laurie White.
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The pedestrian village is compact and safe for families. Everything is within a short walking distance, so there’s no need for shuttles.
The Sundance Kids Centre offers child minding services and a ski school for children 18 months to 5 years of age.
Family activities – Year Round Heated Outdoor Pool, Ice Skating, Snowshoe Marshmallow Roast, and Tube Park.
After a day of shredding the mountain, teenagers can leave their parents behind and head to the Mascon Hangout. Play video games on the X-Box or Wii, watch the latest ski and snowboard movies, or just hang out with their friends.
Boutique shops for clothing, sporting equipment, gourmet chocolates, art, and souvenirs.
The Bluebird Market grocery store provides most staple products.
There are also two grocery delivery services to meet the needs of your family.
Ski with Nancy Greene! Olympic Gold Medalist and Female Athlete of the 20th Century, Nancy Greene calls Sun Peaks home and is available to ski with resort guests most Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00pm.
Closest interior resort by road from Vancouver, BC, and Seattle, WA, thanks to the Coquihalla Highway which connects Hope to Kamloops.
For a scenic drive, try Highway 1 from Hope through the Fraser Canyon to Kamloops.
Include Sun Peaks on your self-drive tour through British Columbia and the Thompson Okanagan. It’s an easy, convenient stop on most circle tours throughout the province. For driving directions, click here.
The central location provides a perfect place to stay during your visit to the region—whether exploring Wells Gray Provincial Park, the Adams River Salmon Run, outdoor recreation and tournaments in Kamloops, or on your way to the Okanagan wine country region.
Daily direct flights to Kamloops and Kelowna through connections from cities across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.kamloopsairport.com or www.kelownairport.com.
With the capacity to host 7,000 guests in a single night, there’s accommodation for every taste and budget. From a hostel and nine village hotels to condos, townhomes and chalets, you can choose from a wide range of moderate to luxurious options for your home away from home.
Local farmers, ranchers and artisans set up shop in the village centre for the Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market every Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The first summer market is Sunday, June 1 and the last one is Sunday, September 9. For more information, click here.
Travel by foot or bicycle in Sun Peaks along the paved valley trail, which winds through the entire resort. This trail is also lit in the evenings for your safety.
Drop into the Sports Centre to splash around in the outdoor, heated swimming pool. The Centre also has a kid-sized pool, hot tub, two tennis courts, and a basketball court.
Sun Peaks Freeride Camps are offered in the summer for kids looking to advance their skills in the Bike Park. Get coaching tips from pro riders Dylan Sherrard and Matt Miles.
Ride the Sunburst Chairlift to 16 hiking trails surrounded by brilliant alpine wildflowers and breathtaking scenery. Hiking trails range from a 20 minute easy stroll to a more advanced hike to the top of Tod Mountain.
Hit a nearby lake for canoe and kayak rentals, a voyageur canoe tour, fishing, swimming, or stand-up paddle boarding. For more information on summer activities, click here.