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Sun Peaks Resort - Cross-country skiing

Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada

Sun Peaks Resort Statistics



Elevation gain

2,080 meters

What are the activities at Sun Peaks Resort ?


Cross-country skiing

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Why choose a trail at Sun Peaks Resort?

Sun Peaks Resort is an alpine ski resort located in Sun Peaks, British Columbia, Canada, 50 km northeast of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. The summit of the ski area is at an elevation of 2,080 m (6,824 ft), with an 881 m (2,891 ft) vertical rise from the base of the peak. Sun Peaks Resort has 15 square kilometres (3,678 acres) of skiable terrain, and receives an average of 5.6 m (220 in) of snow per year. The resort has 11 lifts with a total capacity of 11,000 riders per hour with the Burfield chair being the longest at 23 minutes total ride. There are 122 runs, including 12 gladed areas and 40 km of cross country trails. Sun Peaks area averages over 2000 hours of sun a year. The ski area comprises three mountains: Tod Mountain, Sundance Mountain, and Mt. Morrisey. Prior to July 1993, Sun Peaks was known simply as Tod Mountain, named after the highest ski mountain at the resort. The first chair lift, the Burfield chair, as well as the Burfield lodge, opened in 1961. In 1968, the lift was damaged by fire and was forced to close for repairs until December 1970. In 1992, Tod Mountain was purchased by Nippon Cable of Tokyo. Also since 1992, Ecosign Mountain Resort Planners Ltd. has acted as prime consultant and project planners for the transformation of the Tod Mountain Ski Area into Sun Peaks Resort.

The Sun Peaks Resort is a ski resort located in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It is situated in the Thompson-Nicola region, near the city of Kamloops. The resort has three mountains: Sundance, Mount Morrisey, and Tod Mountain. It also has 12 lifts, 55 runs, and 3,678 acres of skiable terrain. The resort is open from November to April.

If you're looking for a winter escape that offers something for everyone, look no further than Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia. This world-class ski resort offers downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

The cross-country skiing at Sun Peaks is some of the best in the world. There are over 100 kilometers of groomed trails to explore, with something for everyone, from beginner to expert. The trails wind through forests and meadows, and there are even a few hills for a bit of excitement.

Sun Peaks Resort is also a great place to learn cross-country skiing. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and they'll help you get started on the right foot. There are lessons available for all ages and abilities, so no one has to miss out on the fun.

If you're looking for a winter getaway that offers world-class skiing and snowboarding, as well as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, Sun Peaks Resort is the place for you. With over 100 kilometers of groomed trails, there's something for everyone at this amazing ski resort.

What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00

From sunrise to sunset


What are the coordinates and address of Sun Peaks Resort?

Sun Peaks Resort
(250) 578-7222
1280 Alpine Road, Sun Peaks, BC V0E 5N0, Canada

Customer Reviews

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 14 reviews

1 2 3 4 5

Recent reviews

Wayne Karim

5 out of 5 stars

Lots of good accommodations. Ski runs are well groomed. Overall a very friendly atmosphere.

Laura Kiel

5 out of 5 stars

Had a great time up at Sun Peaks, at the end of October before the snow and all the crowds. Nice hiking and nice village. I look forward to checking it out when there is snow and lot's of people as well.

Jarred Ellisor

3 out of 5 stars

Sun peaks is a nice family resort. Don't expect to find any extreme terrain but there is enough to do here for a day for an expert skier or a week if you have young kids with you. I hear they have a good lesson program. Their cafeterias are getting somewhat out of date but the ski-through village is quite cute with a nice cachet to it.

Amy Sheetz

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing, hiking was fantastic, views just magnificent, lakes, flowers everywhere, deer, chipmonks, ground squirrils, just great. No crowds, so well maintained. Don't understand as this is as good as whistler will the cost or crowds! We'll be back.

Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the Sun Peaks Resort is to drive there.

The cross-country ski trailhead at Sun Peaks Resort in Sun Peaks is located at the bottom of the village, near the skating rink.

Why visit Sun Peaks Resort

The Sun Peaks Resort is a ski resort located in the province of British Columbia, Canada. The resort is situated in the Thompson-Nicola region of the province, and is one of the largest ski resorts in North America. The resort has three mountains which offer a total of over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain, as well as 12 lifts and 120 runs. The resort also has a number of on-site amenities, including restaurants, bars, shops, and a spa. The Sun Peaks Resort is a popular destination for skiing and snowboarding, and is well known for its challenging terrain and beautiful scenery.

Is Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

Sun Peaks Resort is a great place for the whole family. There are activities and events for all ages, as well as plenty of restaurants and shops. The resort is also close to Kamloops, which has additional attractions and amenities.

The Sun Peaks Resort is a world-class ski resort located in the heart of British Columbia’s stunning Thompson Okanagan region. The resort offers visitors 3,678 acres of pristine skiing and snowboarding terrain, as well as plenty of other winter activities such as snowshoeing, tubing, and dog sledding. In the summer months, the resort transforms into a paradise for hikers, mountain bikers, and golfers, with over 2,000 acres of trails and greens to explore. No matter what time of year you visit, the Sun Peaks Resort is sure to provide you with an unforgettable experience.

Things not to be missed

Near Sun Peaks Resort, there are plenty of activities and things to do. Some of the best include skiing and snowboarding in the winter, mountain biking and hiking in the summer, and golfing year-round. There are also several restaurants and bars in the area, as well as a few shops.

-Hiking: There are a variety of hikes to choose from, ranging in difficulty and length. Some popular hikes include the hike to Tod Mountain, the hike to Mount Morrisey, and the hike to Sun Peaks.

-Biking: There are a number of trails available for biking, ranging from easy to difficult. Some popular trails include the Valley Trail, the Kamloops Trail, and the Sunburst Trail.

-Skiing: Sun Peaks Resort is a world-class ski resort, offering downhill skiing and snowboarding on three mountains.

Where to eat?

1. The Keg Steakhouse and Bar - This popular chain restaurant is known for its steaks and seafood. It's a great place to go for a special occasion or a romantic dinner.

2. Boston Pizza - This casual chain restaurant is a great place to go for pizza, pasta, and salads.

3. White Spot - This family-friendly chain restaurant is known for its burgers, fries, and milkshakes.

4. Earl's Kitchen + Bar - This upscale chain restaurant is known for its contemporary Canadian cuisine.

5. Rocky Mountain Flatbread - This local pizzeria is known for its organic and artisanal pizzas.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

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What is the elevation of Sun Peaks Resort?

2080.00 M

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