Canada British Columbia
Sun Peaks


Vertical drop: 881m

Annual snowfall: 5.6m

Longest run: 8km

Number of lifts: 11, incl three high-speed quads

Parks/pipes: Three at various ability levels

Terrain: 1490 hectares

Day ticket: $C71 (2008-09)

When: Late November to mid-April

Getting there: Daily direct shuttles from two international airports; Kamloops, 45 minutes away and Kelowna 2.5 hours. Sun Peaks works as a destination on its own or in combination with destinations such as Whistler and other BC resorts through shuttle connections.

 

jim darby/the snow biz
There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

arnie wilson/from the alps
Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

go flip/flip byrnes
Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.


There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.