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Sulphur Mountain

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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 8775659372
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Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.

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Banff really is the jewel of the mountains!! Everything is so beautiful! The mountains are almost indescribably beautiful, and going up Sulphur Mountain in the gondola was so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Autumn S
Antigonish, Canada

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They are renovating the facilities at the top of sulphur mountain. The gondola was closed. As was the trail in November 2015. The crummy Starbucks was still open. The service was poor at the Starbucks and so were the drinks.

Thank Trish B
Antigonish, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Banff really is the jewel of the mountains!! Everything is so beautiful! The mountains are almost indescribably beautiful, and going up Sulphur Mountain in the gondola was so thrilling! You end up at the very top of the mountain and the view is amazing, I even face-timed my mom from the top :) There was a mountain sheep and chipmunks... More 

Thank Autumn S
Calgary, Canada
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356 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we often do this hike as a warm up for the hiking year - a great place to test new gear and assemble all the equipment that has been disbursed over the winter. It's a great uphill workout with about a 2000 foot elevation gain. Very few great views on the way but when you get to the top by... More 

Thank Nick D
Reading, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a chilly Autumn morning when I visited this wounderful mountain taking the gondola across, it was my favourite place in the Rocky Mountains and have many wonderful photo' s to capture the visit.

Thank Amanda O
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely a ride where you will have to open up your wallet a bit! It's $40 for a 2 way gondola trip up this mountain, and then you want to have a refreshment as well. The restaurant, at the top, was under construction when we went, which I do feel was worth a bit of a discount. To... More 

Thank Jules N
Calgary, Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can hike all the way up but I was lazy and have taken the gondola up and down twice. Nice easy boardwalk hike when you are up top. There is a restaurant and a hike up to an old ranger weather station at the top. Amazing views of the compplete Banff area.

Thank oilace1
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very interesting how the heavy sulphur water came from deep down and the salt content was making everything white and hard. These springs are very protected and contain some of the rarest bugs and snails in the world. You need to visit here but bring nose plugs.

Thank Dan C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I decided to be adventurous and hike up Sulphur Mountain. Right before the trail to start going up, there was a sign that said that if you hike up the mountain, you get a free ride down on the gondola. This sign before the trail also said that the last gondola ride would be an hour before... More 

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Calgary, AB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We visited Sulphur Mountain the day before it was closing down. It was a beautiful fall day so we decided to hike up. WOW! That was a very difficult hike. Easy terrain but the switchbacks up the mountain were just that....up...up....with no level breaks at all. Anyone thinking of attempting the hike should be extremely fit. My husband and I... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Always had great fear of heights but as my wife,sister and brother in law were taking the gondola up the mountain (almost 8,000 feet),I picked up the courage and joined them.What a brilliant experience! The ride takes about 8 minutes and the feeling of gliding up at above tree top level and looking out over the town of Banff and... More 

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