This article was published on March 10th, 2019
The one-stop-shop you’re your next gay ski weekend destination and break from reality is Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia. Sun Peak Resort is the place to make your gay ski weekend plan! Canada’s second largest ski resort, Sun Peaks Resort, is home to some of the best skiing and snow activities during the winter, while in the summer months, Sun Peaks Resort blossoms into a summer resort with mountain biking, hiking, and golfing. Here’s what Sun Peaks Resort has in store for you and why it is being ushered in as the newest winter gaycation destination.
Receiving over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually, Sun Peaks Resort covers a vast amount of terrain for a world-class winter resort—great for winter adventures and sports activities. Sun Peaks’ behemoth 4,270 acres is spread across three skiable mountain faces, each with a personality all their own. Each mountain face is easily accessible from the ski-to/ski-from village, so you can ski all three peaks in the same day or stick to the mountain area that you love the most.
If you are a bonified snow bunny, you’ll find ample amount of activities to enjoy while at Sun Peaks Resort. There are organized guided mountain skiing and snowboarding tours, dog sledding, snowmobiling adventures, ice skating and even ice fishing.
Even if you do not ski, a gaycation to Sun Peaks Resort is still for the everyday gay. This means there is a little something for everyone who visits Sun Peaks: you can enjoy beautiful accommodations, get fresh mountain air, enjoy nature, spend the day rejuvenating your body with spa treatments, savor incredible feasts in fabulous eateries, take in boutique shopping, and be yourself in a warm and welcoming environment.
You don’t have to ski or snowboard to go on a ski weekend – you can just go and have fun – and there are plenty of activities! In the growing market of gay ski weekends, like Peak Pride Sun Peaks, queer gatherings are becoming a staple and rite of passage for the LGBT community to attend. Sun Peaks Resort just hosted their inaugural gay ski weekend, Peak Pride Sun Peaks, that was hugely successful and is set to continue in 2020.
During the summer months, the Thompson region heats up and it is a haven for outdoor adventurists. Sun Peaks Resort makes the perfect destination to stay in the summer, with great accommodation deals, cooler temperatures, downhill mountain biking, golfing, and hiking. Within a 50km radius of Sun Peaks Resort, the Thompson region has wine tours, agri-tourism adventures, water sport activities, hiking and biking trails, and some of the friendliest, most welcome people you’ll ever meet.
Sun Peaks Resort, Kamloops and Thompson region are quickly becoming a queer hot spot to visit. Kamloops Pride was well supported by the proud city of Kamloops, and Sun Peaks Resort is ushering in a new era of gaycation ski weekends.
Sun Peaks Resort is waiting for you and your next gaycation! Start planning your trip to Sun Peaks Resort now.