As the snow falls, Sun Peaks’ Nordic team gets ready to kick off the season. With a large network of trails and impeccable grooming, it’s no wonder Sun Peaks is a favourite destination for cross-country ski enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned Nordic skier, or you’ve been itching to try something new, get ready to explore their network of trails with these 7 reasons to Nordic ski in Sun Peaks.
Lessons & Camps for all abilities
All abilities are welcome in Sun Peaks with a variety of camps and daily lessons to choose from. Level up your skills and choose from either a private or group lesson. Or, sign yourself up for the weekend long Glenn Bond Nordic Camp on December 11 and 12 or January 8 and 9 for two full days of technique and hands-on instruction.
Rentals at your Fingertips
No Nordic gear? No problem! Sun Peaks has a fully equipped Nordic centre with all the essentials to get you started. Open daily from 8:00am – 4:30pm, the Nordic centre is your one stop shop for rentals and lift tickets. Save time and book your rentals in advance here.
A Variety of Trails
With a sprawling network consisting of 34km of groomed and track set trails, there is no shortage of options for all levels of Nordic skiers. Meander up a green trail, or take in the stunning mountain views on a more challenging black trail. Trails are groomed daily to guarantee pristine conditions.
Cozy Up at a cabin
Located at the end of the green McGillivray Lake trail, the McGillivray Lake outpost is a wood stove heated warming hut that is the perfect spot to take a break. Open daily from 9am – 3:30pm, be sure to add a stop here onto your Nordic outing.
Trails for the whole family
The Nordic trails in Sun Peaks offer variety for the entire family, meaning no one needs to be left behind. Bring your furry friend on an adventure they will be sure to love with the network of dog-friendly trails. If you have little ones with you, set them out on the network of green trails that sit in the Sun Peaks valley.
Nordic Après in the Village
Sun Peaks’ village is conveniently connected to the Nordic trails through a picturesque, covered bridge. After a full day of Nordic skiing, you’ll be ready to refuel, and there’s no shortage of options with 20+ cafés and restaurants to choose from. Whether you want to sip on a warm drink, or enjoy a delicious meal on an outdoor patio, there is something for everyone.
Scenic aCcommodation Options
Turn your Nordic adventure into a weekend getaway with accommodation deals all winter long. With both conveniently located hotels and tucked away lodges and condos, there are plenty of options to choose from. Rooms start at $129/night, so book early to get your Nordic trip secured for the season.