From our lens: Winter fun at Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks Ski Resort in Central British Columbia

Before each trip we take, I have grand intentions to improve my travel photography. I bring my big lens and my small lens, my tripod and my unipod, my time lapse intervalometer and a variety of camera accessories. I vow to experiment with my photography, to get better at shooting video and master the art of low light photography.

But, alas, the outcome seems to always be the same; I end up using my iPhone out of convenience. It’s not for lack of effort, but packing for a toddler and infant can be quite challenging at the best of times, so I often leave my clunky camera equipment in the hotel room. It’s a small sacrifice for my sanity.

Our latest winter adventure to Sun Peaks was no different. The good news is that it’s super easy to edit and upload photos from our trusty iPhone, so while we digest the good times we had at one of Canada’s top ski destinations, here are a few photos from our most recent trip.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Cruising the glades on Mt. Morrisey.

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Dad and Braydon on the big chair.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Views of the European-style village from the tubing park.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Views of Sundance Mountain captured from a remote run named “Back in Time”, just before arriving at the legendary Burfield Chairlift – a 22 minute lift that once held the title of being the longest in Canada.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

To Headwalls we go…

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On top of the world. Morning landscapes at the top of Sundance Chairlift, high above a low hanging fog that has consumed the valley below.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

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An eerie fog swallows up the village. You can’t even see the buildings anymore.

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Night snowshoeing excursion to a remote mountain camp, where plenty of sausages and smores were consumed.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Limited crowds, even on a Saturday in January – love it!

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Big moment – Baby Connor about to go on his first sleigh ride.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

That’s us at the back of the sleigh. It’s a fun tour through the snowy village and surrounding forest trails.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

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The lower part of the terrain park at the base of Sundance Mountain

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A true Ski in and Ski out village. You can literally ski through the village streets – how cool is that?!

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

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Braydon trying a few runs at the tubing park. He wasn’t a fan… maybe next year.

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

 

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About Traveling Canucks

Cam and Nicole Wears are newbie parents living in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. A passion for travel and outdoor adventure has taken them to over 65 countries on 6 continents in the past 10 years. Learn more about their story here. Follow them on Google+ and subscribe to their travel newsletter.