Sun Peaks has a friendly, attractive small village that has been developed since the mid-1990s. And last season's ski area expansion means that Sun Peaks is now the second biggest ski area in Canada - only Whistler is bigger. But that doesn't make it big by Alpine standards. The terrain is nicely varied but a keen skier could cover the groomed trails in a couple of days. We still suggest combining it with a stay at another resort such as Whistler. Until 1993 Sun Peaks was Tod Mountain, a local hill for the residents of nearby Kamloops. Since then the ski area has been expanded, and a small, attractive resort village has developed. There are regular transfers to other resorts such as Whistler - making a two-centre trip easy.
Pros

Great terrain for early intermediates

Excellent glades

Slopes very quiet during the week

Good for families

Cons

Village may be too small and quiet for some tastes

Ski area modest by Alpine standards (but big by Canadian ones)

Getting there

  • Kamloops airport: 30 minutes

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