Sun Peaks

Season start/end: 11/18/2017 - 04/15/2018 (estimated)

Welcome to Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks is one of the top resorts in British Columbia. With 135 runs spanning 4,270 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!
Sun Peaks vs
Sun PeaksApex Mountain Resort
beginner10 %15 %
intermediate58 %30 %
advanced29 %44 %
expert3 %11 %
total runs135 119
ski area4,270 ac 450 ac
summit elevation7,060 ft 7,135 ft
total lifts12 4
child lift ticketFree $66 CAD ($50 USD)
adult lift ticket$95 CAD ($73 USD) $80 CAD ($61 USD)


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How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
KBKelly B.
intermediate skier

4.8 / 5

Dec 05, 2017
Canada’s second largest ski resort, Sun Peaks, is stunningly beautiful! No lift lines, amazing snow, and the friendliest locals and workers you’ll ever meet! Want powder? More here than you can imagine. Like groomers? Sun Peaks grommers are known for their nightly ability to... More
JBJohn B.
advanced snowboarder

3.9 / 5

Dec 05, 2017
Very long runs, great snow, love the village here! And the telus park is huuuge! Nevermind snowbombing festival is attending here every winter( a snowboarding/ partiers dream paradise) this is an amazing hill with lots of activities.... More
CWCraig W.
intermediate skier
Very Good!

3.9 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
This is a Nice family friendly resort! Their is a good mix of skiing for all the family! Great place and you might meet Olympian Nancy Green whilst out on the runs!... More
TWTyler W.
advanced snowboarder

4.8 / 5

Nov 30, 2017
Great Resort!! The village has a warm home feeling to it during the snowy nights. Not to mention the seemingly endless amount of skiable terrain. Combine that with never really getting stuck in lift lines and this mountain is All-Time!... More
RMRyder M.
intermediate snowboarder
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 26, 2017
Most daily friendly resort With a great community atmosphere and excellent selection of skiing terrain that caters extensively too sure and snowboarders of all ability’s with an host too great events on the regular.... More
JGJeremy G.
beginner snowboarder
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 25, 2017
Was at Sun Peaks for the snowbombing music festival last year and had an absoutle blast. The dining options were reasonably priced with good options and the lodgings were great. Very accessible to the slopes and reasonably priced for what we got. Plan on going again this year.... More
TSTrevor S.
advanced skier

4.9 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Absolutely an amazing resort. I used to ski here all the time as a kid and recently, after moving out of town, picked skiing back up and I'll always love Sun Peaks. It's my second home. I travel well over 400km just to be able to go and enjoy the gorgeous snow, the people,... More
MTPMatthew Thomas P.
advanced skier

4.8 / 5

Nov 23, 2017
To be fairly honest, Sun Peaks is just one of the best resorts out there in the terms of accessibility, pricing for lodging and tickets (including renting) and for hosting some greats sponsored/hosted parties! With Snowbombing happening again this year it seriously be something... More
beginner snowboarder

4.2 / 5

Nov 22, 2017
Most fun i have had outside of vancouver. My experience and trips are limited but i had such a good time at sun peaks. and when i hurt myself the ski patrol was amazing and courtious. ... More
BCBen C.
advanced skier
Very Good!

4.2 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Sun peaks is a great resort with a lot of different types of terrain. My favorite is there is alot of skiable trees that not many people go in and give you a totally different skiing experience than sticking to normal runs. The village is nice and the pubs there have good food... More
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Open 11/18/2017
Close 04/15/2018*
* Estimated based on previous years.

Lift tickets

Child Free
Senior $76 CAD ($58 USD)
Student $86 CAD ($66 USD)
Adult $95 CAD ($73 USD)

Trails levels


Trail maps


4.3 / 5

based on 27 reviews
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4,117 ft
7,060 ft
Vertical drop
2,943 ft


Total runs
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
5 mi
Skiable Terrain
4,270 ac
Snowmaking Area
250 ac


High Speed Quads
Quad Chairs
Triple Chair
Surface Lifts
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