Sun Peaks offers something for every type of traveler, whether you want to adventure or relax. Make your summer planning easy with these four must-do summer itineraries in Sun Peaks.
Level Up Your Riding
Progression Park → Introductory Green Trail → Canada Line
The Sun Peaks Bike Park is the perfect place to kick your downhill riding up a notch or for your first ever lift-access bike experience, with professionally made trails for all ability levels. Warm up and fine-tune those riding skills by starting off in the Progression Park, a carpet lift-access bike skills zone designed specifically to practice core bike skills in. Once you've built your confidence up in the Progression Park, hop on the Sundance chairlift to check out the new park expansion opening this June, 2022. The Sundance zone of the park will now host the most introductory green beginner trails of the entire network at 4km, plus five other trails of all ability levels. Finally, Sunburst Chairlift will whisk you away to a 2,000 foot elevation gain in lift-access vertical. From the top, pedal your way over to the 9km green flow trail 'Level Up' and enjoy a fantastic top-to-bottom route down to the village. Ready to progress to a blue trail? Check out the machine built blue 'Canada Line' for a run that is jam packed with smooth berms and perfectly sculpted features. Plan your whole route out by checking out the Sun Peaks trail map.
Tip: Hungry after a full day of riding? Check out a full list of Sun Peaks’ dining options here.
Crystal Bowl Loop → Top of the World → Juniper Ridge Loop
Every summer, Sun Peaks' mountainside explodes with a kaleidoscope of colour, making for a stunning site. Explore the alpine blossoms and hop on the Sunburst chairlift to enjoy instant access to an array of alpine hiking trails. For the ultimate wildflower viewing experience trek up Crystal Bowl Loop, to Top of the World and around the scenic Juniper Ridge Loop and soak in all of the stunning alpine views. Kick your knowledge up a notch with Sun Peaks' guide to flora found here. If you're feeling adventurous there are 16 designated hiking trails to explore, so the hiking doesn't need to end here!
Local Tip: Alpine blossom season typically peaks between mid-July to mid-August.
Get Moving → Indulge in a Spa Treatment → Acupuncture & Massage
Take some time to slow down and indulge in a relaxing pampering experience in Sun Peaks this summer. Kick-start your self-care by moving your body. Stretch it out in a yoga class at the beautiful Sun Peaks Yoga studio, or, if cardio and weight training are more your style, grab a walk-in pass at Sun Peaks Alpine Fitness. Next, enjoy scenic mountain views while enjoying a relaxing spa experience. Choose from a full day of treatments at Sun Peaks Massage and Spa. Finish the day off with some hands-on treatment and book yourself in for a massage or acupuncture. A full list of Sun Peaks’ wellness offerings can be found here.
A Family Affair
Community Games Area → Family Stroll → Summer Activities
Sun Peaks offers fun for the whole family, so grab your little ones and get ready to do some exploring! Start your adventure in the pedestrian-only village and check out the free outdoor games areas. You can take turns on the ping pong table, test your skills on the giant chess or checker boards, or challenge your family to game of connect-four. Next, enjoy a stroll around Sun Peaks' village on the Valley Trail Network. You'll enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains, as well as a variety of flora and fauna. End your adventure with a summer activity for the whole family. Choose from biking, canoeing/kayaking, golfing, SUP tours, horseback riding and more to complete the summer fun.