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Eco Initiatives - Other Elements

Sun Peaks Resort continues to take steps to minimize energy use.

Gravity Fed  SnowMaking System

The Sun Peaks snowmaking plant is mostly gravity fed with water sourced from on-mountain storage. This results in significant energy savings compared to systems used at other resorts.


  • Sun Peaks is an active participant in the BC Hydro Power Smart program.
  • The resort has received a BC Hydro award for outstanding energy efficiency.
  • All Sun Peaks lifts run off hydro powered electricity. The use of hydro power minimizes the impact of resort operations on the climate and environment.


  • Geothermal heating is used in an increasing number of resort facilities, including golf maintenance.
  • Where possible, new buildings will have a geothermal heat source.

If you have any suggestions on how we can be better stewards of this mountain resort environment please contact us.