Sun Peaks Ski Resort
The Best Skiing in Canada
Sun Peaks Ski Resort is obviously most well known for it’s world class downhill skiing. It is the second largest ski resort in British Columbia and the third largest in Canada – offering runs for every ski or snowboard level. With almost 2,900 feet (880 meters) of vertical you’ll be sure to find the right level for you and your family.
The longest run is eight kilometres long (five miles) allowing for lots of ski time between lifts. Sun Peaks Resort has eleven lifts in total and the lift lines are very short compared with other ski hills of this calibre.
To get an idea of what skiing at Sun Peaks Resort will be like check out this video of Nancy Greene (an Olympic Gold and Silver medal winner and Director of Skiing at Sun Peaks Resort):
Cross Country Skiing
Not to be left in the dust, Sun Peaks also offers 28 kilometres of groomed cross country ski trails and 12 kilometres of backcountry trails.
Skiing Sun Peaks Info
Most of Sun Peaks lifts are open from 9:00 am until 3:30, with two opening at 8:30 if you want to get an early start. The village platter lift is open until 7:00 pm for night skiing.
Depending on the weather the resort normally opens for skiing in late November or early December and stays open until mid-April.
Sun Peaks is also one of the sunniest ski resorts in Canada getting more than 2,000 hours of sunshine a year!
Kamloops is pretty lucky to have some of the best skiing in Canada right outside our back door!
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