Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks Resort

A family-friendly destination, Sun Peaks allows kids to become skiers and snow-seekers for life. Its pedestrian-friendly village is a nice balance of European meets Canadiana.  This is all within an hour?s flight from Calgary, or a 3.5-hour drive from Vancouver. Sun Peaks is an easy getaway that puts you smack in the middle of some fluffy skiable terrain. It is also famed for its annual wine festival, which pairs two of our favourite things - fine British Columbia wines and winter fun.

Details
Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Dog Sledding
Hiking
Night Skiing
Skating
Skiing
Snowboarding
Snowshoeing
Other Winter Attractions

Cat Trax Groomer rides, dog sled tours, fondue dinners, guided ice fishing, sleigh rides, skating, snowbikes, snowmobiling tours, snowshoe rentals, tube park, winter Segway tours. 

Season
Late November – mid April
Special Passes

Peaks Snow Card

Hours of Operation

Late November – mid April

Average Temperature (Celcius)
-6
Average Season Snowfall (Inches)
237
Rentals?
Yes
Lessons/Ski School?
Yes
On-Hill Village?
Yes
On-Hill Food Options?
Yes
On-Hill Accommodations?
Yes
Stats
Total Runs
135
Terrain Description

With 4270 acres of terrain, Sun Peaks is the second largest ski area in Canada so you are bound to find what you are looking for. Snow ghosts lurk at the tops of two mountains. There are two bowls, 16 glades, 38 km of groomed cross country trails and 6 metres of snow. Yeah, its here.  

Terrain Parks
1
Bowls
2
Longest Run
5
Rideable Area (Acres)
4,270
Number of Lifts
12
Lift Details

3 high-speed quads, 2 quads, 1 triple chairlift and 6 surface lifts.

Base Elevation
4,116
Top Elevation (Ft)
6,824
Vertical Rise (Ft)
2,894
Location
Phone
Community
Kamloops
Province
British Columbia

Getting There

Sun Peaks is one of those special places where you park the car and forget about it until your ski vacation is over. The resort town is very pedestrian friendly connecting  the slopes to the village by trails and promenades. Skiing to your door is pretty standard here.

Driving

The best, easiest, and most direct route to Sun Peaks Resort from Kamloops is via Highway 5 North, exiting at Tod Mountain Road by Heffley Creek, BC. Coming from Vancouver it’s just over 4 hours away. From Alberta, it’s 6 hours from Banff, 8 hours from Calgary and 9 hours from Edmonton. For folks from Seattle, Washington, it’s only 5.5 hours away.

Flights

Three airlines: Air Canada, Pacific Coastal Airlines and WestJet fly direct into the Kamloops Regional Airport only 45-minute from Sun Peaks Resort. Kelowna International is roughly 3 hours away. Both airports offer Shuttle service to the resort. Rental cars are also available at both airports.

Shuttles

Shuttles from many Kamloops locations are offered on the weekends and daily through the holiday season.