Sun Peaks, British Columbia

The 2011-12 ski season marked a half century for Sun Peaks Resort (formerly Tod Mountain), offering some of British Columbia’s most challenging inbounds skiing. The 3,678-acre ski area is 30 miles to the northeast of Kamloops, B.C.

For a detailed history of Sun Peaks, see Robert Koopmans two-part article in the Kamloops Daily News:

Part One: Sun Peaks at 50: Burfield lift sowed seeds for great ski culture

Part Two: Foreign Exchange: Sun Peaks investment part of a maturing city economy