Exploring Sun Peaks: Your Ultimate Guide to a Skiing Paradise

Are you seeking the ultimate winter escape? Look no further than Sun Peaks Resort, nestled in the heart of British Columbia, Canada. With its picturesque landscapes, world-class skiing terrain, and charming village atmosphere, Sun Peaks promises an unforgettable ski holiday.

Sun Peaks is the second-largest ski resort in Canada. Renowned for its abundant sunshine, averaging over 159″ of annual snowfall, and dry, powdery snow, it offers ideal conditions for skiing and snowboarding from November through to April.

Spanning across three distinct mountains – Tod Mountain, Sundance Mountain, and Mt. Morrisey – Sun Peaks offers an expansive playground for skiers. With over 4,270 acres of skiable terrain at their disposal, guests are treated to a diverse array of slopes catering to all skill levels, from gentle beginner runs to adrenaline-pumping expert trails.

Beyond its exceptional skiing and snowboarding, Sun Peaks offers a vibrant atmosphere brimming with activities and amenities to suit every taste. From cozy fireside retreats and gourmet dining to lively apres-ski festivities, the resort provides a well-rounded winter holiday.

Where to Stay

There’s a wide range of accommodation choices available at Sun Peaks, ensuring there’s something to suit every preference and budget. Whether you want the convenience of slopeside condos and boutique hotels or prefer the intimacy of cozy chalets and townhouses, there’s a lodging choice for every taste. Every option guarantees more than just a place to sleep; it offers an experience wrapped in stunning views and seamless access to the slopes.

Sun Peaks Resort features diverse areas offering unique benefits for visitors. The Village Center is bustling with amenities and entertainment, ideal for those wanting convenience. Village East offers a quieter atmosphere while still close to amenities, with access to the Orient Chairlift. Outer areas like Fairways and Forest Trails offer a tranquil retreat, suitable for families or those seeking seclusion. Overall, Sun Peaks caters to various preferences, ensuring an unforgettable mountain experience for all guests.


From $2,180* per person twin share
Return Transfers from Kamloops to Sun Peaks
7 Nights’ Accommodation in a Hotel Room
6 Day Ski Passes for Sun Peaks

*T&Cs apply. Subject to availability. Travel dates March 24-31, 2025.

Sun Peaks Family Package

From $6,899* Total Family Cost
Includes, for 2 Adults and 2 Children (under 12):
Return Transfers from Kamloops to Sun Peaks
7 Nights’ Accommodation in a 2 Bedroom Loft
6 Day Ski Passes for Sun Peaks (Kids ski free)

*T&Cs apply. Subject to availability. Travel dates March 24-31, 2025.

“Sun Peaks lived up to all my expectations and then some. A week filled with abundant snow, endless fun, amazing food, and the inevitable sore legs. This village and mountain have so much to offer for any type of visitor. The hospitality of the people in Sun Peaks truly makes it a remarkable destination, with fantastic staff and friendly faces everywhere you turn. The mountain is immense, offering an endless variety of runs that guarantee a great experience for every skier. You can find me in Gil’s amongst the trees!”.

– Abi Manthel-Brown, Ski Travel Specialist (2024)

To do in Sun Peaks

The pedestrian-friendly village of Sun Peaks exudes warmth and hospitality. Adorned with alpine-style architecture, vibrant storefronts, and twinkling lights, it creates a magical ambiance. Explore the village’s boutiques, cafes, and galleries, where you can indulge in shopping and dining experiences. After a day on the slopes, unwind with après-ski drinks at one of the cozy pubs or treat yourself to a relaxing spa session.

Sun Peaks offers a range of winter activities alongside skiing and snowboarding:

  • Snowshoeing: Explore the serene winter landscape on snowshoes, following scenic trails that wind through forests and meadows.
  • Nordic Skiing: Experience the tranquility of cross-country skiing on Sun Peaks’ extensive network of groomed Nordic trails, suitable for all skill levels.
  • Dog Sledding: Embark on an exhilarating dog sled adventure through the snow-covered wilderness, led by a team of enthusiastic huskies.
  • Ice Skating: Glide across the ice on the outdoor skating rink located in the heart of the village, surrounded by twinkling lights and festive atmosphere.
  • Tubing: Feel the thrill of speeding down snow-covered slopes in a snow tube at the Tube Park, perfect for both kids and adults.
  • Snowmobiling: Discover the backcountry on a guided snowmobile tour, exploring pristine trails and breathtaking viewpoints.
  • Fat Biking: Hop on a fat bike and traverse snowy trails, experiencing the thrill of mountain biking in the snow.
  • Ice Climbing: Challenge yourself on the ice climbing wall, testing your skills and agility against frozen vertical terrain.
  • Après-Ski: Unwind after a day on the slopes with après-ski activities, including live music, cozy fireside gatherings, and indulgent dining experience.

These activities offer something for everyone, whether you’re seeking adrenaline-fueled adventures or serene winter escapades amidst breathtaking scenery.

Sun Peaks Terrain

Sun Peaks, sprawling over 4,270 skiable acres, ranks as Canada’s second-largest ski area, offering a vast playground for snow sports lovers to explore and enjoy. What distinguishes Sun Peaks as a family-friendly resort is its unique ski-through village, seamlessly integrating slopes with the village heart, creating a convenient and immersive experience for all ages.

The terrain at Sun Peaks caters to every skill level and preference, featuring everything from thrilling steeps and challenging moguls to relaxing cruisers and beginner-friendly slopes. Off-piste enthusiasts can delve into untouched terrain, while freestyle enthusiasts can showcase their skills in the expansive 10-acre terrain park.

Anticipation builds for the upcoming 24/25 season as Sun Peaks prepares to introduce the new West Bowl high-speed quad chairlift, promising enhanced access to thrilling terrain. With 137 runs and 12 lifts, including Canada’s only four-person, fixed-grip chairlift, Sun Peaks ensures a diverse experience for all visitors.

From gentle beginner slopes to challenging expert terrain, Sun Peaks caters to every level of skier and snowboarder. Beyond the resort boundaries, guided backcountry tours offer enthusiasts the chance to explore pristine wilderness safely.

10% Beginner 58% Intermediate 32% Advanced
Runs: 139
Lifts: 13
Elevation: 1,255 – 2,152 m
Skiable Acres: 4,270 acres
Longest Run: 8km (5 Mile)
On average over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year!