What is Sun Peaks known for?

What is Sun Peaks known for?

As you pull into the European-style village of Sun Peaks, you will immediately understand why this place is known for its 360 degrees of skiing. All around, ski runs flow down from Sun Peaks’ three mountains, Tod Mountain, Sundance and Mount Morrisey, to the ski-in, ski-out village below.

Is Sun Peaks Resort Open?

All Three Mountains Now Open! November 30, 2018 – We’re stoked to announce that Sundance and Morrisey open on Friday, November 30! The Nordic trails are also up and running for the season.

Is Sun Peaks bigger than Whistler?

Some statistics about the two resorts: – Whistler’s skiable terrain is the largest in North America at over 8,100 acres, and Sun Peaks is a far second, being the 2nd largest in Canada with just under 4,300 acres.

Who is Sun Peaks owned by?

Nippon Cable Co. of Japan
Sun Peaks Resort LLP is a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary of Nippon Cable Co. of Japan. Nippon Cable also owns and operates several ski areas in Japan, and is the largest manufacturer of ski lifts in Asia.

How long is Heffley Lake?

The now combined lake is aproximately 7 km (4.5 miles) long, and has a maximum depth of around 27 meters (90 feet). There are several shoals and bays which offer great conditions for fly fishing, and if paddling or boating, you need to be aware of fallen trees and other hazards near the shoreline.

When did Todd Mountain change to Sun Peaks?

While the name was changed to Sun Peaks Resort in 1993, the stories, people, and spirit of Tod Mountain live on to this day.

How long is Sun Peaks open?

Opening and Closing Dates Sun PeaksOpen

Season Opening Closing
20/21 Nov 21 2020 Apr 05 2021
19/20 Nov 23 2019 Mar 18 2020 *
18/19 Nov 17 2018 Apr 14 2019
17/18 Nov 18 2017 Apr 15 2018

What is there to do at Sun Peaks summer?

Family-Friendly Summer Activities

  • Cross Country Biking & Tours. Discover Sun Peaks and enjoy rewarding and breathtaking views and locations.
  • Tennis.
  • Canoe & Kayak Rentals.
  • Heffley Lake SUP & Kayak Rentals and Lessons.
  • Geocaching.
  • Horseback Trail Rides & Riding Lessons.
  • Shuswap Medicine Trail.

Who owns Big White Mountain?

As well, the previous version mistakenly said Peter Schumann bought Big White in 1985 and Jane Cann bought SilverStar in 2002. In fact, Desmond Schumann bought the two ski resorts and later transferred ownership to his son, Peter, and his daughter, Jane.

How many runs does Sun Peaks have?

Sun Peaks Resort
Base elevation 1,255 m (4,117 ft)
Skiable area 4,270 acres (1,730 ha)
Runs 137 including 17 gladed areas 10% beginner 58% intermediate 32% expert
Longest run 8 km (5.0 mi)

Can you swim in Mcgillivray Lake?

As mentioned the lake is quite shallow, and as a result has lots of algae and vegetation on the bottom so we don’t recommend it for paddling or swimming.

Why visit Sun Peaks?

Sun Peaks is the perfect place to make family memories that will last a lifetime. Organizing a vacation that the whole family will enjoy can be challenging, so make it a little easier by checking out these top tips for your next family vacation to Sun Peaks. Get inspired to start your winter planning with these 6 reasons to visit Sun Peaks.

How do I contact Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Association?

For more information call (250) 578-2555. Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Association dba Tourism Sun Peaks (TSP) is a destination marketing organization mandated to promote the resort to the world.

What is going on at Sun Peaks BC?

The TNRD and the BC Government have basically given over the Governance, have taken a hands-off approach to Local Governance at Sun Peaks, BC and let the parent company of the Sun Peaks Resort Corp, Nippon Cable Corp (Japan), hire Ecosign Mountain Planners of Whistler, BC to write the of the Government Legislation to do with Sun Peaks, BC.

How much does it cost to stay at Sun Peaks?

Sun Peaks provides the perfect mix of ski terrain, winter activities, and amenities. Find the best winter accommodation and activity deals mid-week with rooms starting from $129/night. Get inspired to start your winter planning with these 6 reasons to visit Sun Peaks.

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