Sun Peaks Resort (Downhill Skiing)


Sun Peaks, one of the largest ski resorts in British Columbia, is located in the BC Interior, 55 km northeast of the city of Kamloops. Sun Peaks boasts the third largest skiing area in Canada, with a vertical drop of 881 meters (2,890 ft), 122 runs including 12 powder glades, 2 alpine bowls, and consistently dry and light powder snow that attracts skiers from far and wide. Snowboarders will enjoy the 9-acre (3.7 ha) terrain park, while cross-country skiers can venture out on a 28-km network of groomed trails.

Sun Peaks Village offers a wide variety of ski-in / ski-out accommodations, ranging from hotels, condominiums, and chalets to bed and breakfasts and hostels. Your dining options include a large selection of elegant restaurants, cozy cafes, and sports pubs. Sun Peaks prides itself on being a family friendly resort and offers day care services, ski school for kids, tube park, ice skating, and sleigh rides. After a day of skiing, visit the Sports Centre, which has an outdoor heated pool, hot tub, and a kids pool. On Saturdays and Sundays, don’t miss an opportunity to go on a ski tour guided by the Canadian Olympic Gold champion Nancy Greene.


1280 Alpine Road
Sun Peaks, British Columbia
V0E 1Z1

Contact Information


Web Site: Sun Peaks Resort

Additional Information


Nearest city: Kamloops (57km). Take HWY-16/HWY-5/HWY-5A North. In about 20 km turn right at Old HWY 5. Take first left at Tod Mountain Road and drive for 24 km. Continue onto Sun Peaks Road for another 9 km.

Mountain Stats

  • Vertical Drop:         881 m (2,891 ft)
  • Longest run:          8 km (5 mi)
  • Highest Elevation:   2,152 m (7,060 ft)
  • Base Elevation:      1,255 m (4,117 ft)
  • Annual Snowfall:     528 cm (17 ft)
  • Skiable terrain:      1,489 hectares (3,678 acres)
  • Lifts:                   11 (3 Express Quads, 2 Quads, 1 Triple Chair, 5 Surface lifts)
  • Lift Capacity:        12,000 riders per hour
  • Runs:                  122 (including 12 glades)
  • Run Difficulty:       10% 58% 32% (beg/int/adv-exp)
  • Terrain Parks:       Yes
  • Half Pipe:             Yes
  • Night skiing:         No
  • Snow Making:       Yes (8%)
  • Nordic Trails:        28 km cross-country, 12 km backcountry


  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Outdoor Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Cat Trax Groomer Rides
  • Bungee Trampoline
  • Dogsledding Tours
  • Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides
  • Ice Skating
  • Hockey
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tube Park
  • Toboganing


  • Equipment Rentals
  • Equipment repair shops
  • Ski and Snowboard Lessons
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Cafes
  • Bars
  • Daycare Services
  • Internet
  • Nightlife / Entertainment
  • ATMs
  • Laundary Facilities
  • Spa
  • Transit
  • Accommodations / Hotels
  • Medical Clinic
  • Police

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