Sun Peaks Resort

JOIN INTERSCHOOLS AUSTRALIA IN SUN PEAKS RESORT, CANADA

Come share the magic of Sun Peak’s charming, family friendly ski in/ski out village and three mountain peaks, January 4 to 11, 2015 at the 9th Annual Sun Peaks Family Cup – All Nations Celebration. With over 500 acres of NEW terrain slated for the 2014/15 season making Sun Peaks second largest resort in Canada with 4200 acres of skiable terrain it’s a great time to visit.

The Sun Peaks All-Nations Celebration is an annual event, conducted by the Australian Sun Peaks Family Cup Committee in association with our Canadian partners from Sun Peaks Resort and Tourism Sun Peaks.

The celebration consists of a variety of family focused activities, events and all-ability competitions including the signature races "The Sun Peaks Family Cup", and the “Kookaburra Cross Country Cup”. RIGHT NOW is the right time to consider joining us and finding out more about the family fun to be had in an overseas Canadian resort joining the team that knows how to have a good time!

The Sun Peaks Family Cup on 10 January 2015 is a family-style Snowsports event open to any individual, family or team from any Country, in both ski and board. The youngest competitor to date has been 2yrs and the oldest (declared age!) has been 80yrs. The event is conducted on a modified Dual GS type course and is suitable for all standards of competitor. With over 100 competitors in 2014 from five Countries (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong & Singapore) Australia won the coveted Sun Peaks Family Cup Country Award, closely followed by Canada and New Zealand.

The Kookaburra Cross Country Cup on 11 January 2015 is in its 6th year of operation on the spectacular Sun Peaks XC trails. This family fun event is open for all levels of XC Skiers with 2km, 4km, 15km & 30km courses.  

Apart from our main events above, there are many other activities planned for the 2015 event fortnight, including:

•Tubing Party 
•Children’s Obstacle Course
•Skating Party
•High Roller Mountain Marathon

All of the Interschools Snowsports Community is encouraged to travel with Travelplan Ski Holidays (contact them on 1300 754 754 or email skisyd@travelplan.com.au or visit their website at www.travelplan.com.au and stay at your choice of the following properties:

Bear Country
Coast Sundance Lodge
Delta Sun Peaks Resort
Hearthstone Lodge
Kookaburra Lodge
Nancy Greene's Cahilty Lodge

Other great activities to participate in while in Sun Peaks Resort include:

  • Snowshoe Marshmallow Roasts, Rentals & Tours
  • Fondue Dinner & Torchlight Descent
  • First Tracks Breakfast
  • Bus Trips to Kamloops for the big “Blazers” Ice Hockey matches
  • 17th Annual Winter Okanagan Wine Festival from 17th to 25th January.
  • Bungee Trampoline
  • Cat Trax Groomer Rides
  • Dog Sled Tours
  • Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides
  • Ice Skating Rink
  • Lift accessed Tube Park
  • Heated Outdoor Pool & Hot Tub at the Aquatic Centre
  • Snowmobile Tours
  • Snowshoe Golf

Sun Peaks Resort is a charming and award-winning ski in-ski out, alpine village, located in the heart of British Columbia, Canada. The village boasts a range of accommodation, restaurants, boutiques and outdoor activities at your doorstep including a comprehensive variety of snow sports and the annual Winter Okanagan Wine Festival. A favourite for Australian and International family groups, skiers and boarders will enjoy 4200 acres of terrain on light dry, easy to ski powder, stretched over three mountains, all conveniently surrounding the hamlet of the village.

As Canada's only Mountain Resort Municipality, and second largest resort in Canada next to Whistler, Sun Peaks enjoys an average of 2000 hours of sunshine and close to 6 meters of powder annually and was declared the 2nd Best Ski Resort in Canada by Ski & Snowboard Canada Magazine Resort Guide in 2013,2nd Best Ski Resort in Canada by Canadian Living Magazine 2013, 2nd Best Ski Resort in Canada by Conde Nast Travel Magazine Readers Choice Award 2010 with other Awards including the Best Ski-in Ski-out Village (Ski Canada Magazine, 2009),Best Race Training Centre (Ski Canada Magazine, 2009), Best Kids' Terrain Park (Ski Canada Magazine, 2009), Best Family Resort in North America (Cadogan Guides, 2008), #1 Resort in Western Canada for Best Weather (Ski Canada Magazine, 2007)

Hope to see you there in 2015!

For more information visit www.sunpeaksresort.com