Sun Peaks is a municipality and ski resort near Kamloops in British Columbia, Canada. There is something to do year-round for just about anyone. In winter, there is world-class skiing, and many other winter sports. In summer, the area is transformed into a hiker’s and biker’s paradise, with mountain trails for adventurers of all levels of experience. There is also an 18-hole golf course, and many events and festivals, for those who wish to have a more "relaxed" vacation time. The official name of the Sun Peaks community is the Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality.
Sun Peaks started as a ski resort on Tod Mountain. The resort was founded by Harry Burfield, and The Burfield Lodge and first chair-lift at Sun Peaks opened to the public in 1961. The resort has expanded significantly in the years since and now covers three mountains: Tod Mountain, Sundance and Mount Morrisey.
Sun Peaks Resort was the first ski resort in North America (and remains the only resort in Canada) to receive the ISO 14001 designation recognizing its environmental policies and practices.