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Snowshoe Rentals & Tours

Create your own Sun Peaks snowshoe adventure!

All Snowshoe Rental & Tour rates have been updated for the 2014–15 winter season.

Explore the extensive snowshoe trail system at Sun Peaks Resort! Either connect with one of many snowshoe tours, or venture out on your own. Along with your snowshoe day trail pass and snowshoe rental, you will receive a complimentary trail map and an interpretive guide booklet. The guide booklet will help you choose the trails to match your level of expertise and describes points of interest such as the snow cave, bird feeding station, and identification of animal tracks. A reservation is not required for this activity.

Snowshoe Rentals

Adult (19–64) $20 per person
Senior (65+) $18 per person
Youth (13–18) $18 per person
Child (5–12) $15 per child

Snowshoe Trail Pass

A snowshoe trail pass is required to access our snowshoe trail network, available where tickets are sold for $5.00/day. This pass is included with snowshoe rentals and tours booked through the Adventure Centre.

Snowshoe Tours

Join our professional guides for a memorable Sun Peaks snowshoe tour. Choose from a wide variety of tours that best suit your ability and preference. Snowshoe rentals and pant gaiters are provided, and snowshoe trail passes are included. For more information visit the Sun Peaks Adventures website.

Winter Wonderland Snowshoe Tour

Join a professional guide for a fun and informative two hour afternoon tour through the quiet snow covered terrain. The excursion begins with an introductory lesson followed by a history of snowshoeing, snowshoe technology and local lore. Guests experience the natural habitat of local birds and animals. Stops are made at the bird feeding station, snow cave, and trapper’s camp where a hot apple cider drink and a trail treat are enjoyed. A great introduction to the designated snowshoe trail system that has amazing views over looking the village.

Regular tours depart Friday, Saturday, and Monday at 1:30pm. Tours are offered daily during holiday periods.
Adult (19–64) $45 per person
Senior (65+) $40 per person
Youth (13–18) $40 per person
Child (8–12) $24 per child
Applicable taxes will be added to all prices. Rates are in Canadian dollars. Dates and prices may be subject to change without notice. Some restrictions may apply.

McGillivray Lake Full Day Snowshoe Tour

Join us for a day snowshoe adventure to McGillivray Lake. Explore the beautiful 12km of snowshoe trails starting from the Sun Peaks Village out to McGillivray Lake and back, with a local experienced snowshoe guide. Once at the Lake, enjoy a picnic lunch and hot apple cider at the McGillivray Lake Outpost warming hut. This tour is recommended for guests with a strong level of fitness, as there is over 1,500ft of elevation gain on the journey out to the lake. The tour duration is approximately 5 hours total, depending on snow conditions.

Rate includes snowshoe equipment, snowshoe trail pass, picnic lunch, and hot apple cider.
Rates $285 for group of 3, $95 each additional person
Notes
  • Suitable for adults only
  • Guest should come prepared with winter clothing,
    (jacket, snow pants, hat, gloves, and winter boots)
  • Guests should bring a bottle of water, or hydration pack
  • Advance registration is required

Alpine Snowshoe Experience

Explore the spectacular sub alpine region of Sun Peaks with one of our professional guides on a fun and informative snowshoe tour on a beautiful route accessible only with a Discover Sun Peaks Adventures guide. This is a great way for non-skiers to discover Tod Mountain and enjoy amazing views.

On the trail, stop to enjoy a drink of hot apple cider and a trail treat. The tour finishes at the Sunburst Mid Mountain, where your guide will collect all snowshoe equipment. You then have the option of returning with the guide to the base, or hanging out at mid mountain and riding down the Sunburst Express chairlift as foot passengers at your leisure.

Rates include a foot passenger lift ticket, guests with valid season passes or lift tickets can discount the rate by $10.00.

Tours depart every Sunday at 10:00am from the Village Day Lodge.
Adult (19–64) $49 per person
Senior (65+) $49 per person
Youth (13–18) $49 per person
Child (8–12) $35 per child

Moonlight Snowshoe & S'mores

Experience the magic of a winter's night on a Moonlight Snowshoe Tour, including a delicious campfire treat of S'mores. Beginning with an easy 1km snowshoe tour and guided trek through beautiful forest trails, guests will then enjoy a roaring fire, hot chocolate and special S'mores at our cozy winter camp. The return journey offers beautiful views overlooking the picturesque village and its sparkling lights! An experience for everyone to enjoy, families with children 8 years and older and adults young at heart will enjoy this evening under the stars.

Tours depart every Friday and Monday evening during the winter season at 6:00pm from the Village Day Lodge.
Adult (19–64) $45 per person
Senior (65+) $40 per person
Youth (13–18) $40 per person
Child (8–12) $24 per child

Snowshoe Golf

For a fun, quirky, cool, and unique round of golf try out Sun Peaks snowshoe golf experience. This golf game is great fun for all ages, and no prior experience is required. Included are Snowshoe Rentals, golf club rentals, coloured balls plus a course map. Snowshoe Golf is available daily during the winter season between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.
Adult (19–64) $27 per person
Senior (65+) $23 per person
Youth (13–18) $23 per person
Child (8–12) $18 per child

Snowshoe Campfire Cookout & S'mores

This exciting evening event starts off with an easy 1km snowshoe tour through beautifully snow covered forest trails to our cozy winter camp, where a cookout around a roaring campfire awaits. The return journey offers amazing views overlooking the village and allows participants to make fresh tracks of their own. This is a truly magical experience that everyone can enjoy.

Tours depart every Saturday evening during the winter season at 6:00pm, from the Village Day Lodge.
Adult (19–64) $52 per person
Senior (65+) $46 per person
Youth (13–18) $46 per person
Child (8–12) $27 per child

Valley of the Lynx Snowshoe Tour

Explore the natural winter environment of the elusive Canadian Lynx that inhabit the Sun Peaks mountains. Led by an experienced local interpretive guide, learn about the Lynx’s behavior, habitat, survival adaptations and their major prey the Snowshoe Hare. Included is a stop at the winter camp for to enjoy hot apple cider and cookies. Two hour tours depart every Sunday afternoon during the winter season at 1:30pm.
Adult (19–64) $45 per person
Senior (65+) $40 per person
Youth (13–18) $40 per person
Child (8–12) $24 per child

Custom Snowshoe Tours

Custom tours can be created for groups of all sizes. Dates and times are flexible and based on availability. Contact the Adventure Centre to create your fun and unique custom tour today!

For more information or to make a reservation contact the Adventure Centre located in the Village Day Lodge. Telephone: 250.578.5542   Click to email

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