Sun Peaks Gears Up for Opening Day on November 14!

Sun Peaks, BC (November 3, 2009) – Epic early-season snowfall at Sun Peaks Resort has moved up opening day to Saturday, November 14, a week ahead of schedule! And as the first resort to open in the BC Interior this winter, Sun Peaks is gearing up for a huge celebration.

With the new opening day, it’s all about the number 14. The 2009-2010 Winter season begins 14 minutes early on the Sunburst Chairlift as the lift starts turning at 8:46am on Saturday, November 14. And if you’re lucky…a free or discounted lift ticket may be in the cards! Sun Peaks ResortSkiers and snowboarders are eligible for a FREE lift ticket on opening day…

· If you were born any year on November 14 (Season’s Pass holders get a free ticket for a friend)

Skiers and snowboarders are eligible for a $14 lift ticket on opening day…

· If you are 14 years old

· If your house number or apartment number is 14

· If November 14 is your wedding anniversary

Group lessons on opening day are also only $14 for everyone! Please note, valid, government issued identification is required to prove age, address and marriage.

And don’t forget about the Sun Peaks Film Premiere, also on November 14 at the Kamloops Convention Centre. Get stoked for the winter season with feature films Elektro and In Deep. 2 for 1 lift tickets are also up for grabs for everyone in attendance!

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About Sun Peaks
Sun Peaks Resort is a four season destination resort located in the interior of British Columbia near Kamloops. Recently declared the 2nd Best Ski Resort in Canada and 10th Best in North America by Condé Nast Traveller Magazine readers, Sun Peaks has three mountains which surround an intimate ski-in, ski-out village. In other seasons, Sun Peaks offers a diverse range of leisure activities including 18 holes of golf as well as numerous events and festivals. Sun Peaks Resort was the first ski resort in North America and is the only resort in Canada to receive the ISO 14001 designation recognizing the resorts environmental policies and practices. Sun Peaks can be accessed by two airport gateways – Kamloops (45 minutes) and Kelowna (2 1/2 hours) and by car, only a 4 ¼ hour drive separates Sun Peaks and Vancouver, B.C.