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 …
... Sun Peaks was very pretty but strangely almost every house/ranch was for sale!
We arrived in the town to snow falling quite nicely and to our surprise, everything is ski in ski out, which is ideal, you are never far from a lift up the mountain. The village was awesome much bigger than Big White or Silverstar and had a lot better pubs and restaurant options all within 4minutes walk of each other.
... had had enough by then, but I loved it. If I ever live in Canada, Nordic skiing is certainly something I could get into. It's a real workout though, so much for a day off. That evening we had a quiet night in with Suits and takeout pizza.
Wednesday - There is nothing that gets you out of bed more than a blanket of snow, and that was certainly true for our Wednesday morning in Sun Peaks!! We had 8cms overnight and it just kept coming. We slayed run after run on ...
... an example. Others include extra baggage costs and Tom needing new poles after his first ones retired (early courtesy of Matt).
3. The little things: there was a little less snow than we hoped, our accents were a little harder to understand than we thought, and we all got a little less sleep on the plane than we needed - Matt says its because he was afraid of sleep-talking.
4. Mum hurting herself: We somewhat ...
... an ok wait.
Then the drive...at least five hours we are all starting to get tired.
Sun Peaks hotel was comfortable and due to the fact Di and Rus's room wasn't ready they got upgraded to a suite. Very nice. There was only one problem...a wedding ...a very noisy wedding.
Peter rang the reception 3 times to get them to turn down the noise...not a good night.
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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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