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Sun Peaks Resort


Sun Peaks is a resort community located in the interior of British Columbia. Located just 45 minutes from Kamloops, it is the second largest ski area in Canada and a year-round destination for guests in search of a welcoming, accessible, stress-free mountain experience. Consistently recognized as one of the top ski resorts in North America thanks to its massive terrain and confidence inspiring design, Sun Peaks offers a European-style ski-in, ski-out village with locally-owned and operated shops, restaurants and lodging.

Spring, summer and fall offers guests a wide range of leisure activities, featuring an 18-hole, par 72 Graham Cooke-designed golf course, a lift-access downhill mountain bike park, cross country mountain biking and alpine hiking trails, and a year-round line up of concerts, events and festivals. Sun Peaks has been recognized for its environmental policies and practices, as the first resort in North America and the only resort in Canada to earn the ISO 14001 designation for environmental management.


From mid-November through early April, the winters receive up to 6 meters of dry powder that cover Sun Peaks' three mountains. These three mountains make up 4,270 acres of varied terrain where you'll find everything from steeps and moguls to "cruisy" intermediate and beginner trails, off-piste areas to a 10-acre terrain park. There's really something for everyone of all skill levels to enjoy. Review Sun Peaks mountain stats here.

Skiable area

1728 hectares




Terrain park




Minimum age for ski lessons


Minimum age for snowboard lessons

Child minding for infants

Grading of runs

Beginner: 10%
Intermediate: 58%
Advanced: 24%
Expert: 8%


Summit height

Length of season

to Mid-April

6 meters

Average snowfall


On-mountain family activities

First tracks breakfast

Starlight descent (14+)

Free tours with Olympic champion Nancy Greene

Twice daily free tours with Sun Hosts Mountain Tour

Ski bike

Beyond the Groomers Camp (6+)

Weekend Freestyle Programme (6+)

Fresh Tracks Private Lesson (6+)

Mogul Camps (6+)

All Mountain Skills Camp (13+)

Family Fun Two Day Race Camp (13+)

Guided Gils’ Back Country Tours (13+)

Snow limo tours

Off-mountain family activities

Bungee trampoline

Tube park

Scavenger hunts, movie and popcorn nights, craft nights

Dog sled tours

Snowmobile tours

Snow shoe tours

Fat biking

Guided ice fishing

Horse drawn sleigh rides

Ice skating (Plus family fun Night at the rink)

Welcome reception with Olympic champion Nancy Greene

Cat trax groomer rides

Kamloops blazers WHL hockey games

Photo shoots

Summer activities

Lift-accessed hiking and mountain biking

Off road segway tours

Guided fly fishing

Cross country mountain biking



Canoe rentals

Kayak rentals

Valley trail system


Mountain cross carts

Outdoor movies

Outdoor heated pool

Photo shoots and clinics

Mountain bike freeride camps/ladies bike camps

Bungee trampoline

Voyageur canoe tours

Bike clinics and tours

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and SUP yoga

Horse drawn trolley rides

Horse trail rides

Mini cart course

Mountain yoga


Sun Peaks has some of the best beginner terrain anywhere; from the beginner-only area to Gentle Giant, followed by Homesteader, Sun Peaks offers a fantastic progression that allows beginners to progress easily and quickly. The various carpets and surface lifts are well adapted and easy to use.

Sun Peaks is passionate about winter sports and love to share that with guests, no wonder so many return year after year to ski and ride with us. You'll find that School provides a very friendly and personalized level of service, with priority placed on exceeding guests' expectations, every time.

One of the best features of the Resort is the incredible teaching terrain, offering ideal progression from beginner to intermediate levels to ensure success. Beginner green runs are accessible from each and every lift, allowing guests of any level to experience more of the three mountains. Advanced and expert guests have plenty of terrain to explore as well, resulting in fun and exciting performance clinics.



At the centre of the Sun Peaks experience is a modern ski-through village built for ease and convenience. With 1100 units and an overnight capacity of 5500+ you’ll find a wide variety of accommodation options from standard to luxury. Most hotels and lodges are condo style including a variety of room types of multi bedrooms with kitchenettes to full kitchens. There are also standard style hotels with connecting rooms and full service amenities including room service and ski valets.


From the on-mountain experience to the friendly and central village, families love Sun Peaks through all four seasons!

The resort’s many dining options cater to all ages and in addition to kids menus at your favourite restaurants there’s no shortage of their favourite treats; ranging from healthy and organic to dripping with cheese or chocolate.

Mountain High Pizza

Mountain High serves up fresh pizza by the slice or by the pie. Come on in for a scrumptious slice of pizza, or take a whole one away for dinner. Mountain High Pizza also delivers throughout the resort.

Joe Poutine

Joe Poutine... offering a multitude of poutine variations, hot dogs and a fantastic selection of ice cream. Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options available! Come and see why Joe Poutine has the Best Dam Poutine in Sun Peaks!

Tod Mountain Cafe

A friendly café specializing in fresh food - savoury and sweet crépes, wraps, burritos, breakfast muffins, paninis, bagels, croissants and tasty hot lunches such as baked potatoes/yams, homemade chilli, curry and soup, along with cakes, cookies and other yummy stuff!



Nearest city:
Kamloops - 56km

Nearest airport:
Kamloops YKA - 62km

Nearest train:
VIA Rail, Kamloops North Station - 32km

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