Coast Sundance Lodge
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This is the 2nd night in a sky resort. It isn't as big as Whistler, but very impressive. Can see all the ski runs from here - but of course none of the sky lifts are working in summer. There are signs about how to handle contact with bears - but so far haven't seen any. Have seen long scratches on the trees which I reckon are bear scratches, but …
... lush green forests with snow capped mountains, it was misty so they really looked more magical!!
Then we went through Ponderosa country, no we didn't run into Joe Cartwright and Huss (forthoe old enough to remember Bonanza. It was sparse and dry, very few trees. Finally got into Sun Peaks around 4:30pm. Sun Peaks is a Ski Resort in winter and a Golf, mountain bike type place so it was very dead as everyone had shut there doors before the summer season starts. ...
... next day, via the crepe cafe (my diet starts when I get home!!!) and a little stop over at a place called Falkland River, into the pub for food we didnt need (like I said, my diet starts when I get home), you could order a full rack of ribs and veggies for $16!!! They were also hosting the big buck hunter competition on the upcoming Saturday night, the major prize of course being a gun! Only in North America...
... a bonus. After the game, we were taken back to sun peaks....exhausted!
Saturday - It was cold again this morning and we smashed the sunburst express until our usual mid morning coffee drill at Balacco cafe. (It was our final visit there which was a little sad). Afterwards we headed out into the terrain park, Rosie and her mum joined us. I hit Nancy, the biggest jump in the park, and we squeezed as many runs on Sundance in as possible then came back to our room for ...
... dinkum which was great - real ski in ski out.
We had many adventures in Sun Peaks...highlights included:
- Skiing 6 out of the 7 days
- Daily jacuzzi's on our balcony
- Dining with the neighbors
- Watching ice hockey with the locals
- Ice skating
- Lots of Red Wine
- The outrageous bus driver from Sun Peaks to Big White
There was an immediate different feeling when we arrived at Big ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCoast Sundance Lodge Sun Peaks
Great hotel, shame we are only staying one night. Room was a bit warm, but was told that it was because it had been a very hot day.
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