Snowshoe Rentals & Tours
Showshoe tour on the trail

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. Guests should dress in warm winter clothing. Waterproof winter boots, snow pants, jacket, toque and gloves are strongly recommended.

Trail network only available to guests on snowshoes due to the winter conditions of the trails.

2021-22 Snowshoe Rentals

Available daily from the Activities Sales Desk located in the Village Day Lodge.
November 27 to April 10, 2022
8:00am to 5:00pm

2021-22 Snowshoe Rentals
  1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 
Adult (19-64) $22 $40 $58
Youth (13-18)/Senior (65+) $20 $36 $54
Child (5-12) $18 $32 $48

Snowshoe Trail Passes

A snowshoe trail pass is required to access our snowshoe trail network. Day passes ($5/day) are available to purchase online, at Guest Services and the Activities Desk. Season Passes ($40/season) are available at Guest Services and the Activities Desk.

Buy tickets online

A snowshoe trail day pass is included with snowshoe rentals and tours booked through the Activities Sales Desk.

Snowshoe Trail Map

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 equipment and trail pass are included. For more information visit the Discover Sun Peaks Adventures website.

  • Proper waterproof winter boots are required; guests should dress in warm winter clothing (snow pants, jackets, toque and gloves are strongly recommended)
  • Advance registration required. Please arrive at the Activities Sales Desk at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of your tour to sign a waiver and collect gear
  • 48 hour cancellation policy
  • Pets are not permitted on any of the snowshoe tours

Winter Wonderland 

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.

2021-22 winter wonderland
Time & Dates 1:00pm 
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from December 10, 2021 
Adult (19-64) $57 per person
Youth (13-18)/Senior (65+) $53 per person
Child (5-12) $32 per person
Length Approximately 2 hours
Village Day Lodge departure and return

Season start and end dates are weather dependent. 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. Snowshoe tours are unavailable December 25 and January 1.

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 apple cider 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. 

2021-22 Moonlight snowshoe & S'mores
Time & Dates Monday, Friday and Saturday
6:00pm from December 10, 2021 
6:30pm from March 14, 2022
Adult (19-64) $57 per person
Youth (13-18)/Senior (65+) $53 per person
Child (8-12) $32 per person
Special Tour New Year's Eve (ask for details)
Length Approximately 2 hours
Note Spring tours are in twilight, as it stays lighter longer in the evenings. 
Village Day Lodge departure and return

Dates are weather dependent. 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. Snowshoe tours are unavailable December 25 and January 1.

snowShoe Fondue

Join us for an exciting evening snowshoe under the stars. Our guides will take you through the forest on beautiful snow covered trails out to our cozy winter camp, to enjoy a hot drink relaxing around a roaring campfire. The return journey offers amazing views overlooking the village, finishing at the cozy Sun Peaks Lodge Fondue Stube for a delicious traditional cheese and chocolate fondue.

2021-22 Snowshoe Fondue
Time and Dates Tuesday to Saturday
December 16, 2021 to March 26, 2022
Advance booking required
Adult (13+) $95 per person
Child (8-12) $65 per person
Note Village Day Lodge departure and return
On request, minimum of 4 guests

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.

2021-22 alpine snowshoe experience
Time and Dates 9:30am
Wednesday and Sunday from December 12, 2021
Adult (13+) $67 per person
Child (5-12) $42 per person
Length Approximately 2 hours
Village Day Lodge departure and return

Dates are weather dependent. 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. Snowshoe tours are unavailable December 25 and January 1.

The Alpine Snowshoe Experience Tour can be booked as a private small group tour available on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Valley of the lynx 

Join our local guides and explore the magical snowshoe trails in the tranquil East Valley of Sun Peaks. Experience the natural habitat of local birds and animals, including the elusive Canadian Lynx, and the Snowshoe Hare.

Look for wildlife tracks, and enjoy making fresh tracks of your own on fresh snow days! This is a great tour for anyone experiencing snowshoeing for the first time, or for experienced snowshoers ready to undertake their next adventure. Included is a visit to our snow cave, and time to relax at our cozy winter camp to enjoy hot apple cider, and trail treats.

2021-22 Valley of the Lynx
Time and Dates

1:00pm
Wednesday and on request from December 12, 2021
Advance booking required

Adult (13+) $67 per person
Youth (13-18)/Senior (65+) $63 per person
Child (8-12) $42 per person
Length Approximately 3 hours
Village Day Lodge departure and return

McGillivary Lake Full Day 

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, with over 500ft of elevation gain on the journey out to the lake.

2021-22 McGillivary Lake Full Day
Time and Dates

Available on request

Rate $350 for up to 3 people
$95 each additional person
Length Approximately 5 hours
Note Snowshoe equipment, trail pass, picnic lunch and hot apple cider included. 
Tour is suitable for adults only

Private GroupS & Custom Tours

All tour options are available daily for custom tours on request. Based on availability.

 Activities desk - Contact Us
Location Village Day Lodge - Breezeway
Winter Hours of Operation

November 20, 2021 to April 10, 2022
Daily, 8:00am to 6:00pm

Phone 250.578.5542
Email activities@sunpeaksresort.com

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