Feb 8 2024
10 Locals Named to Sun Peaks Resort’s New Ambassador Team
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sun Peaks, BC (February 2, 2024): Ten local skiers and riders are now officially representing Sun Peaks Resort as newly named Ambassadors. After a tremendous show of support with over 100 applications, these 10 athletes and community members will work closely with the resort...
Jan 17 2024
Sun Peaks Resort Emerges from Cold Snap with Full Operations and Packed Events Line-up
The snow is falling at Canada’s second largest ski area and with more in the forecast, mid-season conditions are shaping up nicely. The operations teams are gearing up to welcome thousands of skiers and boarders after the recent cold snap.
Dec 22 2023
Olympic Champion Kelsey Serwa to be guest coach in Sun Peaks
Sun Peaks, BC (December 22, 2023): The Organizing Committee for the TELUS Nancy Greene Alpine Classic is very pleased to announce that Olympic Ski Cross Champion Kelsey Serwa will be a special guest coach at the annual fundraising event to be held in Sun Peaks on Saturday, January 27th.
May 16 2023
Sun Peaks Set to Rock All Summer Long
The Sun Peaks concert lineup for summer 2023 will provide more live outdoor entertainment than ever before. The community’s natural mountain amphitheatre will play host to Canadian music icons Current Swell, Shred Kelly, Delhi 2 Dublin, and many more.
Apr 5 2023
Sun Peaks Resort Announces West Bowl Express Chairlift
Continuing with a targeted investment strategy to improve the overall mountain and guest experience, Sun Peaks Resort is pleased to announce a brand-new high speed detachable quad chairlift coming to the alpine area of the resort. The West Bowl Express will be located in the upper reaches of Mt. Tod and will provide enhanced access to a popular area of the resort known for quality snow and scenic vistas.
Mar 16 2023
Spring in Sun Peaks: Sales, Events, and Celebrations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (March 16, 2023): Although the Sun Peaks 2022-23 winter season is nearing its end, there is still plenty of stoke for spring with phenomenal skiing conditions, a great lineup of events, celebrations and unbeatable retail sales. Retail sales: Until April 10th From...
Feb 3 2023
The Trews to perform in Sun Peaks March 4, 2023
The Ontario-based, six-time Juno nominated rock band, The Trews will headline a weekend of free outdoor concerts in Sun Peaks March 3-4, 2023. On tour with their seventh studio album, the Canadian band will perform live in the Sun Peaks village as part of the 7 Celebrations – Reconnecting in Sun...
Jan 25 2023
February at Sun Peaks: Competitions, Camps, and Celebrations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (January 23, 2023): Sun Peaks is preparing for an exciting month full of participatory events and entertainment on and off the slopes. Sun Peaks Resort is partnering with organizations and brands like Special Olympics BC, Red Bull, and Canada Snowboard to host an...
Dec 21 2022
Sun Peaks Resort Donates $10,000 to Kamloops Food Bank
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (DECEMBER 21, 2022): Continuing a long tradition of support for community initiatives, Sun Peaks Resort is announcing a donation of $10,000 to the Kamloops Food Bank as the holiday season kicks into full swing. This donation will assist during a critical time of...
Dec 7 2022
10th Annual Holiday Kick-Off and Artisan Market December 10-11
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (December 7, 2022): Sun Peaks will once again celebrate the holiday season with the 10th annual Holiday Kick-Off on Dec 10th with the Artisan Market running all weekend in the Sun Peaks Centre. The Holiday Kick-Off includes Christmas animations and plenty of free...
Dec 6 2022
THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY AND SUN PEAKS RESORT CREATE INDUSTRY/STUDENT PARTNERSHIPS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (DECEMBER 6, 2022): Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and Sun Peaks Resort today announced a five-year partnership to link TRU students with careers in tourism, hospitality, trades and early childhood education (ECE). A portion of the resort’s $75,000 donation...
Nov 19 2022
Sun Peaks Celebrates Opening Day: All Three Mountains and Diverse Terrain
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (NOVEMBER 19, 2022): Skiers and boarders explored their favourite resort in the Interior of BC today as they celebrated the launch of the 2022-23 winter season at Canada’s second largest ski area. Thanks to the hard work of the mountain operations team at Sun...
Oct 4 2022
IKON PASS ADDS SUN PEAKS TO ITS GLOBAL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY FOR 2022/23
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (October 4, 2022): Ikon Pass is announcing the addition of Sun Peaks for winter 2022/23, joining more than 50 worldwide destinations. Skiers and riders in the Ikon Pass community will now have access to the welcoming mountain environment found at Canada’s Second...
Apr 12 2022
Sun Peaks to Host Exciting Line up of Summer Entertainment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (April 13, 2022): As winter ends, Sun Peaks prepares for an exciting summer with new events such as First Fridays and the return of familiar summer events including Retro Concert Weekend. New this summer, Sun Peaks will kick start the first Friday of each month...
Apr 4 2022
Wonder Weekend in Sun Peaks Closes Out the 60th Anniversary Ski Season
Slush Cup returns along with other events, April 9-10 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (April 4, 2022): Sixty seasons of skiing the slopes of Tod Mountain comes to a celebratory close this weekend, April 9 - 10, with the return of a classic spring festival at Sun Peaks Resort. Wonder Weekend, as...
Feb 23 2022
Major Mountain Bike Expansion Set to Open This Summer in Sun Peaks Resort
$1.5 Million investment includes new summer chairlift access and 31km of new trail. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (February 23, 2022): The gears are turning for mountain biking in Sun Peaks to take on an entirely new scope this summer, with trails and access to world-class riding for the...
Jan 25 2022
Top Ski Instructors Compete in Sun Peaks for Chance to Represent Canada at the 2023 Interski Congress
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (January 25, 2022): Western Canada’s most highly trained ski instructors will compete in Sun Peaks from January 27-28 for a spot on the coveted Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) Interski Demo Team. This team will represent Canada at the 2023 Interski...
Dec 15 2021
COVID-19 testing available in Sun Peaks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (December 15, 2021): It is with great enthusiasm that we share the news that COVID-19 testing will be available right in Sun Peaks. Access to COVID-19 testing in Sun Peaks helps protect those who live, work, and play in our mountain home and alleviates the need...
Jul 23 2021
Sun Peaks Welcomes Guests Back
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (July 23, 2021): Following a brief road closure and pause in some operations as a result of the Embleton Mountain wildfire, Sun Peaks will be fully operational on Saturday, July 24. Guests will once again be able to enjoy lift-accessed biking, hiking, and...
Jun 21 2021
Longest lift-access summer in the Interior kicks off at Sun Peaks Resort
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (June 21, 2021): Longest lift-access summer in the Interior kicks off at Sun Peaks Resort The Sunburst Express chairlift started spinning at 10:00am on June 18, marking the beginning of the longest lift-access bike park and hiking summer in the BC Interior. Sun...
Mar 21 2021
Sun Peaks Resort Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sun Peaks, BC (March 21, 2017) - Sun Peaks Resort is pleased to announce major infrastructure projects through a multi-million dollar investment to enhance overall guest experience. After consecutive summer and winter seasons of strong performance, the resort is well...
Mar 4 2021
Sun Peaks Recognized as Safe Travel Destination
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUN PEAKS, BC (March 4, 2021): World Travel & Tourism Council awards SafeTravels Stamp to Sun Peaks Sun Peaks has been awarded the SafeTravels Stamp by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The SafeTravels Stamp is an internationally recognized self-certification that was...
Dec 8 2020
Sun Peaks chairlift sale raises $20,000 for local charities
Sun Peaks Resort LLP is thrilled to announce the results of a highly successful fundraising campaign through the sale of Crystal chair ballots that far outpaced expectation. Ballot sales reached $18,070, with Sun Peaks Resort LLP making an additional donation to help reach an even total of $20,000 raised to assist programs in the local area.
Aug 6 2020
Sun Peaks Bands Together, Pays Tribute to Dr. Henry
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - SUN PEAKS, BC (Aug 1, 2020): Be Kind. Be Calm. Like many in the tourism industry, Sun Peaks Stables cut their season short due to the pandemic. However, their anxiety was amplified dealing with two pregnant mares and virtually no revenue coming in to feed more mouths. A quiet...
Jun 10 2020
Sun Peaks Resort announces summer opening and operational plans
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - SUN PEAKS, BC (June 10, 2020): Sun Peaks Resort has announced plans for the opening of summer operations throughout the month of June. The resort will be implementing modifications to normal operating procedures in order to keep staff, guests, and the community safe. The goal...
Jun 3 2020
Sun Peaks Joins Mountain Collective’s Premier Roster of Ski Destinations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - SUN PEAKS, BC (June 3, 2020): The Mountain Collective ™ is announcing the addition of Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia, Canada to its premier roster of ski destinations across the globe. Sun Peaks marks the latest resort partner for Mountain Collective’s 2020-2021 season...
Feb 7 2020
Sun Peaks donates ultimate Canadian winter getaway for Australian bushfire relief efforts
Sun Peaks community members and industry partners joined together to create the ultimate Canadian winter getaway package valued at over $10,000.
Jan 21 2020
Australia Day brings resort together for a weekend of bushfire relief fundraisers
Staff and residents in Sun Peaks are joining forces to send support to friends and family back home in Australia. Masa’s Bar + Grill (Sun Peaks Resort) and Mantles Restaurant & Lounge (Sun Peaks Grand Hotel) are each hosting a Classic Sausage Sizzle on Saturday, January 25, from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Dec 12 2019
Sun Peaks Resort donates $10,000 to Kamloops Food Bank
Sun Peaks Resort has decided to hold its bi-annual High Five Day event in April, as part of late season celebratory events. In lieu of the funds that are usually raised on High Five Day, Sun Peaks Resort is pleased to announce that a donation of $10,000 will be made to the Kamloops Food Bank in the coming days.
Nov 20 2019
Winter and wine combine at Savour the Sun Mountain Wine Festival
Savour the Sun Mountain Wine Festival returns to Sun Peaks this December 5-8, with an extended weekend full of events for wine-lovers and snow-seekers alike.
Sep 14 2019
Fall Festival returns to Sun Peaks with free events, family entertainment and the 2nd Annual Cider Fest
Sun Peaks gears up for it’s 2nd Annual Fall Festival returning Saturday, September 28.
Jun 27 2019
Sun Peaks Resort announces Crystal chairlift replacement and upgrade
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sun Peaks, BC (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. The new lift will be a Doppelmayr fixed grip quad that will increase uphill capacity by 20%.
Jun 5 2019
Sun Peaks and SilverStar announce new pass holder reciprocal program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sun Peaks, BC (June 5, 2019) : Sun Peaks Resort and SilverStar Mountain Resort are excited to announce a new season pass holder reciprocal program that provides enhanced access to both summer and winter product lines at two leading destinations in the interior of British...
Apr 17 2019
New trails, products, and a $350,000 investment for Sun Peaks Bike Park
Sun Peaks, BC (April 17, 2019): Sun Peaks Resort is continuing the development of its world class, lift-access bike park this summer. Following significant trail work completed in 2018, the resort is investing another $350,000 in 2019 for construction of several new mountain bike trails, as well as upgrades to existing elements of the network.
Feb 26 2019
Serena Ryder announced for Sun Peaks' free summer concert
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sun Peaks, BC (February 26, 2019): Canadian singer-songwriter, and six-time JUNO award winner, Serena Ryder will perform a free concert at Sun Peaks’ open-air stage on Saturday, July 27, 2019. An accomplished musician, Serena Ryder is decorated with awards including the 2014...
Dec 23 2018
New Orient Chairlift Opens at Sun Peaks Resort
New Sun Peaks chairlift a $4 million investment to further improve guest experience and increase ski-in, ski-out access.
Nov 23 2018
Nancy Greene Raine to be inducted into the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame
Sun Peaks, BC (November 23, 2018): The Tourism Industry Association of Canada will recognize Nancy Greene Raine as the newest inductee of the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame at the 2018 Tourism Congress in Gatineau, Quebec, November 27-28, 2018.
Aug 22 2018
Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association partners with Sun Peaks Resort for a weekend of wine, food and ski
Oliver Osoyoos Winery Country and Sun Peaks Resort have partnered for a weekend of food, wine and winter adventure with Savour the Sun, December 7-9, 2018. The three-day event will bring some of the region’s most celebrated winemakers to the BC interior destination.
Jun 28 2018
Sun Peaks’ August concert expands to two days featuring Dan Mangan and Bedouin Soundclash
Music in the Mountains is coming to Sun Peaks, August 25-26, 2018. Spanning two days, the weekend of free outdoor concerts will feature award-winning Canadian headliners, Dan Mangan and Bedouin Soundclash.
Mar 28 2018
Sun Peaks Resort Announces Significant Investment for 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.
Mar 8 2018
Sun Peaks Centre obtains funding for building a year round economy
Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality has received Federal Gas Tax Funding to expand and enhance the existing sport centre. The improved facility will include a multi-purpose indoor facility capable of hosting up to 3,000 participants, enabling the community to host concerts, large sporting and recreational events as well as corporate/association trade shows from May to November. These activities will significantly address the seasonality challenges facing the Sun Peaks community today.
Feb 15 2018
Celebrating 50 years with Nancy Greene Raine
Sun Peaks Resort announced a new fundraising initiative, aptly named Nancy's Dream Fund, presenting a cheque of $2,000. The fund will be managed by the Sun Peaks Foundation, providing financial assistance to help youth achieve their goals in sport.
Feb 5 2018
Nancy Greene Raine to celebrate 50th anniversary of Olympic gold medal win
As the world prepares to cheer on Olympic hopefuls at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games this month, Sun Peaks, British Columbia celebrates the 50th anniversary of Nancy Greene Raine’s 1968 Olympic gold medal win in Grenoble, France.
Jan 30 2018
Big Sugar announced to headline Sun Peaks first summer concert of 2018
Big Sugar, a mainstay of Canadian Rock, to headline Sun Peaks' open-air stage on June 30, as part of the Canada Day weekend celebration.
Jan 26 2018
Sun Peaks Resort ski instructor to represent Canada at the 2019 Interski Congress
Selected as one of Canada’s top 10 ski instructors, Luc Neron, a ski instructor at Sun Peaks Resort, will be travelling to Pamporovo, Bulgaria in March 2019 as a member of the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) Interski Team.