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 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.
Jan 5 2018
Celebrating 20 years of wine in the mountains
The Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival returns for its 20th year with 20 premier events to enjoy from January 12 to 21.
Dec 1 2017
Kamloops Airport Lands Nonstop to Toronto and Beyond
Air Canada Rouge today released its Spring 2018 schedule which includes new nonstop service to Toronto from Kamloops Airport.
Sep 14 2017
Sun Peaks Resort ranks #2 globally in recent report
An extensive survey of UK skiers and snowboarders has recognized Canadian ski resort Sun Peaks, in British Columbia (BC), as one of the most likely to be recommended resorts in the World
Jun 14 2017
Sun Peaks Celebrates Canada 150 with 54.40
On July 1, Sun Peaks Resort will join the rest of the country in celebrating Canada's 150th birthday with iconic Canadian rock band 54.40.
Apr 20 2017
Sun Peaks celebrates record season for winter visitation
Sun Peaks, BC (April 20, 2017) - An action-packed events calendar, return guests and some fantastic late season snowfall were contributing factors to another record setting winter season.
Apr 13 2017
Sun Peaks Resort LLP General Manager Darcy Alexander announced today that the resort’s Director of Skiing, Nancy Greene Raine, is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer.
Mar 21 2017
Sun Peaks Resort Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment
Plans include a revitalization of Sunburst and Bento's Lodges to elevate guest experience.
Feb 17 2017
Recent Census Shows Sun Peaks as British Columbia's Fastest Growing Incorporated Municipality
Sun Peaks, BC (February 17, 2017) - The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality reported the largest growth of all incorporated municipalities and cities in British Columbia, with a 66% population increase, according to recently released Canada Census information.
Jan 21 2017
New Skier / Boarder Cross Course Set for TELUS Nancy Greene Alpine Classic
This February 24-25, the TELUS Nancy Greene Alpine Classic will return to Sun Peaks Resort with a brand new course and format.
Dec 8 2016
High Five Day at Sun Peaks Soars with Record-breaking Donations
High Five Day at Sun Peaks Soars with Record-breaking Donations Sun Peaks, BC (December 8, 2016) - Tis' the season for giving, and this past Monday at Sun Peaks Resort was no exception. The lift company surpassed all projections for total donations as the newly minted 'High Five Day' broke previous...
Nov 24 2016
Sun Peaks Municipality Commits to Health Centre
Sun Peaks Municipality Commits to Health Centre Sun Peaks, BC (November 24, 2016) - Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality (SPMRM) has agreed to a firm price construction contract with A & T Project Developments Inc. of Kamloops. The new Sun Peaks Health Centre will accommodate doctor’s examination...
Nov 2 2016
Sun Peaks Ranks Top Three in UK for North American Resorts
Sun Peaks Ranks Top Three in UK for North American Resorts Sun Peaks Resort receives UK award for highest recommendation for the top three North American resorts by Net Promoter Score rating Sun Peaks, BC (November 2, 2016) - In October, The Ski Club of Great Britain, the UK’s largest Snowsport...
Oct 28 2016
Coors Light Snowbombing Canada Announces First Acts for its 2017 Debut
Coors Light Snowbombing Canada Announces First Acts for its 2017 Debut Ludacris, Kaskade, Duke Dumont, Oliver Heldens, Stormzy, Hudson Mohawke, Thomas Jack, Bob Moses Live, Getter Pete Tong, Netsky and more join the bill for the debut of Coors Light Snowbombing Canada Sun Peaks, BC (October 28, 2016...
Sep 14 2016
Enduro National Championships Descend Upon Sun Peaks
Enduro National Championships Descend Upon Sun Peaks Olympic bronze medalist and World Cup winner, Catharine Pendrel to compete in enduro finale Sun Peaks, BC (September 24, 2016) - This Sunday, September 18, Sun Peaks Resort plays host to the 1st annual Osprey Canadian National Enduro Championships...
Aug 17 2016
Sun Peaks Resort LLP Announces New Marketing Structure
Sun Peaks Resort LLP Announces New Marketing Structure Sun Peaks, BC (August 17, 2016) - Sun Peaks Resort LLP today announces the appointment of Aidan Kelly to the position of Chief Marketing Officer effective immediately. This announcement comes as part of a department restructure to help better...
Aug 4 2016
Coors Light Snowbombing Announces North American Debut in Canada
Coors Light Snowbombing Announces North American Debut in Canada Europe’s premiere music festival on snow coming to Sun Peaks Resort. Sun Peaks, BC (August 4, 2016) - Europe’s largest and most popular snow and music festival, Snowbombing, is coming to North America for the first time in 2017. With...