Downhill Skiing or Snowboarding
Winter snowfall in the Kamloops region is renowned for being light, dry, and powdery. From mid-November to mid-April, skiers and snowboarders have a variety of terrain ranging from beginner greens to double black diamonds at Harper Mountain and Sun Peaks Resort. The long ski season and accessibility to local mountains makes Kamloops a popular destination for downhill skiing and snowboarding.
Sun Peaks Resort
Canada's second largest destination ski resort offers guests award-winning skiing and snowboarding. Ski powder stashes and corduroy groomers over 4,720 acres across 3 peaks. Over 6 meters of light, dry, powder snow falls annually. Access 137 trails, including 19 gladed areas via 13 lifts and, when your legs are finished, enjoy après and fine dining in the European-style ski village.
A locals' secret, this small-scale ski resort has nostalgic charm. Just a short 20-minute drive from Kamloops, Harper Mountain features 16 runs, 400 acres of terrain, and 1,400 vertical feet. This family-friendly hill also includes a lift operated tube park, ski & snowboard terrain park, and snowshoe trails. Shred some laps after work and go night skiing from Thursday to Saturday 5pm to 9pm.
With many daily flights into the Kamloops Airport (YKA)”. Taxi, car rental, and shuttle services are available to both Sun Peaks and Kamloops hotels. Pre-book to ensure your ride is ready and waiting for you when you arrive to Kamloops.