Snow Shoe Rentals & Tours at Sun Peaks Resort


Explore on your own or join with a tour and check out the many snowshoe trails at Sun Peaks.

Grab a snowshoe day trail pass and a complimentary trial map and guide booklet to help you choose trails for your level of expertise. Check out the snow cave, bird feeding station and watch out for identifiable animal tracks. No reservations required.

Snowshoe Tours

There are many Sun Peaks snow shoe tours to choose from. Trail passes, snow shoe rentals and pant gaiters are provided.

Create your own custom tours for groups of all sizes. Dates and times are flexible and based on availability.

Sunrise Snowshoe Tour

Experience a fully guided tour exploring the beautiful forested trails and looking for wildlife and tracks! Our local guides will take you out to our cozy winter camp to enjoy hot drinks, and fresh baked goodies.

Daily tours depart from the Village Day Lodge at 8:30am (except Sundays and Tuesdays). For groups of 10 or more, tours are available daily based on availability.

Winter Wonderland Snowshoe Tour

A fun and informative guided afternoon tour. Learn about the history of snowshoeing, snowshoe technology and local lore. Enjoy amazing views and stops at the bird feeding station, snow cave, and trapper’s camp where a hot apple cider drink and a trail treats are enjoyed.

McGillivray Lake Full Day Snowshoe Tour

A 12 kilometer, approximately 5 hour, daytrip to McGillivray Lake. Enjoy a picnic lunch and hot apple cider at the McGillivray Lake Outpost warming hut. Recommended for guests with a strong level of fitness, as there is over 1,500ft of elevation gain on the journey out to the lake.

Alpine Snowshoe Experience

A great way for no skiers to enjoy the amazing views of Tod Mountain, by exploring the sub alpine region of Sun Peaks, ending at Sunburst Mid Mountain with a ride down the Sunburst Express chairlift as foot passengers, at your leisure.

Rates include a foot passenger lift ticket, hot apple cider and a trail treat. Guests with valid season passes or lift tickets can discount the rate by $10.00.

Tours depart every Sunday at 10:00am from the Village Day Lodge.

Moonlight Snowshoe & S’mores

This 1 kilometer night tour includes a delicious campfire treat of S’mores, a roaring fire, hot chocolate at our cozy winter camp. The return journey has views of the beautiful views sparkling lights in the village! An experience for everyone to enjoy. Children must be 8 years or older.

Tours depart every Friday and Monday evening during the winter season at 6:00pm from the Village Day Lodge.

Snowshoe Golf

For a truly unique experience you have to try a round of snowshoe golf at Sun Peaks. Fun for all ages, with no prior experience required. Rates include snowshoe rentals, golf club rentals, coloured balls and a course map. Available daily during the winter season, from 8:00am and 5:00pm.

Snowshoe Campfire Cookout & S’mores

This exciting evening event starts off with an easy 1km snowshoe tour through beautifully snow covered forest trails to our cozy winter camp, where a cookout around a roaring campfire awaits. The return journey offers amazing views overlooking the village and allows participants to make fresh tracks of their own. This is a truly magical experience that everyone can enjoy.

Tours depart every Saturday evening during the winter season at 6:00pm, from the Village Day Lodge.

Valley of the Lynx Explorer Tour

Tour the East Valley of Sun Peaks. Explore the natural habitat of local birds and animals, including the elusive Canadian Lynx, and the Snowshoe Hare. All experience levels welcome.

Rates include equipment, trail pass a visit to our snow cave and hot apple cider with trail treats at our cozy winter camp.

Tour starts and finishes at the Nordic Centre. Go to the Adventure Centre prior to the tour to sign a waiver and receive further instructions.

Tours depart every Monday, Wednesday and Sunday at 1:00pm. Tours are available daily based on availability, for groups of 10 or more.