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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update from Sun Peaks
UPDATED March 27, 2020 - This page will continue to be updated with COVID-19 related items as required. As a reminder, the mountain is now closed for the season and we ask everyone to please respect this decision for the health and safety of all.
Jaw-dropping January: Record Snow to Kick-Off 2020!
January 24, 2020 - Over 160cm of snow since 2020 began and our deepest base to-date in 25 years has led to an epic start to the year in Sun Peaks!
All Lifts and All Three Mountains Open This Weekend!
December 18, 2019 - We're excited to announce that all of our lifts and all three mountains will be open as of this Saturday, December 21!
Winter 2019/20 Opening Day Update
Update on November 27. Get all the info about Opening Day of the ski and snowboard season this Saturday, November 23.
What's New for Winter 2019/20
October 29, 2019 - There are plenty of exciting changes in store this season at Canada’s second largest ski area. Here’s the scoop on what’s new for winter 2019/20!
New Crystal Chairlift Announced!
June 27, 2019 - Following up on significant infrastructure improvements in recent years, Sun Peaks Resort is pleased to announce replacement plans for the Crystal chairlift at Canada’s Second Largest Ski Area.
Opening Day Update: Which Trails Are Ready to Roll?
June 20, 2019 - It’s go time! Tomorrow, Friday June 21, at 10:00am we’re firing up the Sunburst chairlift to kick off the 20th anniversary summer of the Sun Peaks Bike Park and the lift-access hiking season. Here's the details of exactly what trails will be ready to go tomorrow.
New Trails and an Extended Season to Celebrate 20 Years of the Sun Peaks Bike Park!
May 15, 2019 - This summer we’re taking the next big step in the evolution of the Sun Peaks Bike Park with our most ambitious season of trail building ever. Over the spring and early summer we’ll be sinking $350,000 into new trails and updates to existing ones, totalling close to 12km of new work.
Avalanche Exercise Helps Sun Peaks Ski Patrol Stay Sharp
February 10, 2019 - On Saturday, January 26, Sun Peaks Resort hosted a successful on-mountain training session simulating a large scale avalanche event. The training session involved 55 members from Ski Patrol, Kamloops Search and Rescue, and other local agencies.
Final Project Update: New Orient Chairlift Now Open!
December 27, 2018 - Christmas came early this year! At 8:30am on the morning of Christmas Eve, the brand new Orient quad chairlift opened to our guests and residents. Relive the final weeks of construction and opening with our photo recap.
All Three Mountains Now Open!
November 30, 2018 - We're stoked to announce that Sundance and Morrisey open on Friday, November 30! The Nordic trails are also up and running for the season.
Nancy Greene Raine Inducted into Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame
November 27, 2018 - Sun Peaks Resort's favourite Olympian is no stranger to accolades, Hall of Fames, or 'best ever' lists, but this time it's decades of work outside of her sporting achievements that is earning Nancy her latest honour: an induction into the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame.
Winter 2018/19 Opening Day Update
November 16, 2018 - The wait is almost over! Get all the opening day details before we kick off another fantastic season at Canada’s second largest ski area this Saturday, November 17.
Project Update: Work on the Orient Continues as Winter Looms Large
November 8, 2018 - Snowfalls in early October had our crews reaching for extra layers, but a burst of milder weather over the rest of the month provided perfect conditions for the completion of several key phases in the Orient project.
What's New for Winter 2018/19
November 1, 2018 - There’s plenty of exciting changes happening both on and off the mountain this winter in Sun Peaks. Here’s the lowdown on what’s new for the 2018/19 season.
Project Update: Work Continues on The Orient Chairlift
October 4, 2018 - Despite the first real snowfalls of winter rolling through Sun Peaks over the past few days, work on the new Orient quad chairlift is now in full swing! Check out the latest news and photos from the construction.
Project Update: New Orient Quad
August 17, 2018 - Crews have been hard at work this summer in the early stages of construction of the new Orient quad chairlift. While much of the major work will be completed over the fall, significant progress has already been made on groundwork for the new addition to the resort.
Mid-Summer Bike Update: Trail Openings Galore!
August 2, 2018 - Amazing trail conditions and exciting new additions to the Bike Park - including the new Steam Shovel section and new top-to-bottom green trail - have had this place buzzing over the past couple of months!
What's New in the Sun Peaks Bike Park for 2018
There’s less than a month to go until the chairlift starts spinning here in Sun Peaks and the bike season stoke level is ramping up nicely. Find out what's new in the Bike Park for 2018.
What's New for Golf in 2018
Summer at the Sun Peaks Resort Golf Course is coming fast! Check out what's new on the course in 2018 ahead of our scheduled opening on May 26.
Sun Peaks Resort Announces Significant Investment for 2018
March 28, 2018 - A new chairlift providing improved mountain, village, and ski-in, ski-out access highlights a massive development year at Sun Peaks Resort. Approximately $60 million in activity will be completed or underway this year.
Mountain Spirit Festival expands after successful trial year
March 15, 2018 - After a successful trial year, the Mountain Spirit Festival returns to Sun Peaks in June. This year, the weekend-long retreat will expand to offer longer workshops and new events.
Missing – Ryan Shtuka
February 23, 2018 - 20 year old Ryan Shtuka is missing from Sun Peaks. Search efforts are ongoing and you are asked to contact the RCMP if you have any information.
50th Anniversary Celebrations for Canada’s Golden Girl
February 5, 2018 - You're invited! Join us in Sun Peaks on February 15 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Nancy Greene's legendary gold medal win in the 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics.
Sun Peaks on Track for One of the Best Openings in History!
November 15, 2017 - We're on track for one of our best openings in history when the lifts start turning on Saturday, November 18! Find out which lifts will be running and what terrain will be open on opening day.
What's New for Winter 2017/18
October 27, 2017 - Autumn colours are crowning the mountains and the first snowfalls have dusted the village, so we’re eagerly counting down the days to the opening of the chairlifts on Saturday, November 18. Here’s the low down on what’s new for winter 2017/18.
A New Look for Resort Food & Beverage
October 3, 2017 - This winter is set to be a big one for the Sun Peaks Resort LLP food and beverage operations! Today’s update gives you a sneak peek at the new culinary direction for our on-mountain dining experience, further progress on building construction, and an introduction to the resort’s new Executive Chef.
Resort Projects Charging Ahead
August 25, 2017 - While another summer begins to wind down and thoughts turn eagerly to the first snowflakes of the winter, construction crews are hard at work across Sun Peaks during one of our busiest ever development years.
The Quiet Evolution Boldly Continues
March 21, 2017 - We’re pleased to announce major infrastructure projects through a multi-million dollar investment and commitment to continue moving Sun Peaks forward as a leading mountain resort destination.
New Ski Cross Course Now Open!
February 20, 2017 - Sundance Mountain is now home to a brand new ski and boarder cross course, open daily. Find out how the course came to fruition and be sure to glide on by and give it a whirl!
Bike Park Update: The Sun Peaks Epic
Lift-access to Mt. Tod’s alpine out-and-back route, “Altitude” moves this relatively remote terrain within the sights of many more riders and if you’re gunning for something ambitious, you can queue this up as stage one on the unofficial Sun Peaks “Epic” XC ride!