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Sun Peaks Resort is a winter skiing destination located 50 km (driving distance) northeast of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. km redirects here. ... Kamloops is a city in south central British Columbia, Canada, at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River and near Kamloops Lake. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo - Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 36 - Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area Ranked 4th - Total 944,735 km...


The summit of the ski area is at an elevation of 2,080 m (6,824 ft), with an 881 m (2,891 ft) vertical rise from the base of the peak. Sun Peaks Resort has 15 square kilometres (3,678 acres) of skiable terrain, and receives an average of 5.6 m (220 in) of snow per year. The resort has 12 lifts with a total capacity of 11,000 riders per hour. There are 117 runs, including 12 gladed areas and 40km of cross country trails. Sun Peaks area averages over 2000 hours of sun a year.


Prior to July 1993, Sun Peaks was known simply as Tod Mountain, named after the highest ski mountain at the resort. The first chair lift, the Burfield chair, as well as the Burfield lodge, opened in 1961. In 1968, the lift was damaged by fire as was forced to close for repairs until December 1970. 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ...


In 1992, Tod Mountain was purchased by Nippon Cable Company Ltd. of Tokyo. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...


The ski area is comprised of three mountains: Tod Mountain, Sundance Mountain, and Mt. Morrisey.


Portions of the ski resort are being constructed on unceded/disputed Secwepemc First Nation ("Shuswap") land. The lands in question are part of ongoing land claims settlement negotiations between the Indigenous in British Columbia and the governments of British Columbia and Canada. St. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... A Hupa man, 1923 The scope of this indigenous peoples of the Americas article encompasses the definitions of indigenous peoples and the Americas as established in their respective articles. ...


External links

  • Sun Peaks Resort website
  • Sun Peaks Newspaper aka SPIN
  • Kamloops and Area Realtor

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Founded in 1993, Sun Peaks Resort was previously known as Tod Mountain and was originally developed in the early 60's.
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Sun Peaks Resort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (286 words)
Sun Peaks Resort is a winter skiing destination located 50 km (driving distance) North-East of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
Sun Peaks Resort has 15 square kilometres (3,678 acres) of skiable terrain, and receives an average of 5.6 m (220 in) of snow per year.
The resort is being constructed on unceded Secwepemc First Nation ("Shushwap") land as a part of ongoing colonialism against Canadian indigenous peoples by the government and capitalists.
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