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Sun Peaks Resort

Total Area:
17.2 km2
Vertical Rise:
882 m
Base Elevation:
1255 m
Apline Elevation:
2152 m
Downhill Trails:
122
Ski Lifts:
10
Facilities:
Black Diamond Runs
Blue Square Runs
Green Circle Runs
night skiing available
Accessible Backcountry
Sun Peaks Resort has 122 runs serviced by 10 lifts. It opens for night skiing. Backcountry terrain is accessible.
Terrain Park:
Large Features
Medium Features
Small Features
Sun Peaks terrain park contains large and medium and small features. [Open Park Report]
Other Activities:
tubing/sliding
snowshoeing
snow mobiling
cross country
hockey
hockey
Visitors can partake in other activities like tubing/sliding and snowshoeing and snow mobiling and cross country and ice skating and apres-ski at Sun Peaks.
Current Sun Peaks Resort Conditions:
1°C with a snow pack of 56cm

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Sun Peaks Resort can be found to the north-east of Kamloops. It's made up of 3 mountains, so as you can imagine is quite a large area. They claim the title of being the second largest ski area in Canada. The village is also one of the most well-developed.

To live up to its name, most of the runs on Sun Peaks are south facing, as that face gets more sunshine during the winter. The exception to this is north facing Morrisey. This mountain is mostly an intermediate area, but there are some steeps, and they are likely the best place to find hidden powder stashes on a non-powder day.

Sundance is a mountain with a high speed lift that rises nearly 500 meters in vertical and has a top-to-bottom terrain park right underneath it. This is probably one of the best areas in BC to get good at park. At the base of it is the beginner area and the center of the village.

The other mountain is the site of the original ski area at Sun Peaks, and the highest point of the resort, Mt. Tod. This mountain is serviced either by either a high-speed quad to triple, or by a quad with a mid-station called Burfield. The latter lift is a bit slow by today's standards, but can provide a nice rest after shredding the significant amount of vertical that is in this area.

Sun Peaks is certainly not the most affordable resort in BC to visit as a skier or snowboarder, but it is one of the best.
Official Website:
sunpeaksresort.com/

Snow Phone:
(250) 578-5474

Established in 1961

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