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Sulphur Mountain

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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Activities: Hiking
Description: Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.
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What a place

Went here in the early spring , so weather was not good , the cable car took us up through the clouds and it was snowing at the top inside the clouds. A magical... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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newton abbot
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Went here in the early spring , so weather was not good , the cable car took us up through the clouds and it was snowing at the top inside the clouds. A magical experience! Would love to come back in summer.

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Wellesley Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

$40 buys you a trip to the top of the mountain. Be sure to dress appropriately, wear decent boots, and charge your phone and camera batteries! Hike the wooden walkway to the observation station, it is a must. Views are amazing, interpretive plaques line the trail, and it is a beautiful walk for all age groups. Restrooms at top and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Took the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain overlooking Banff. The views in all directions were spectacular, and the story of how meteorologists tracked the weather and the stars in the days before satellites was inspiring!! Well worth a visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Took the opportunity during our short stay in Banff to go to Sulphur Mountain - we did the gondola - fantastic views. The viewing platform was freezing and the wind was crazy, but the views spectacular - but like every in the Rockies pick you day - friends went up the day before and saw mist & clouds!

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went up to Sulphur Mountain with the Gondola as it was impossible to walk up the trail without cleats the day I was there. The way up with the cable car is breathtaking but once the summit is reached, the view is beyond anything possible to describe in words. It's simply as stunning as nature gets! No need to say... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Me and my wife absolutely loved this experience. We wanted to take the trail but there was a warning issued against hiking, for that particular day (and we thanked our stars when we realized the conditions when we were on top of the mountain), so we took the Banff Gondola (will certainly return in Summer). The view from top is... More 

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Market Harborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Please if you visit Banff GO ON THIS little trip. Up a cable car to the top of the mountain where you can get some food or refreshments from the restaurant or just to go to the top of the snow cap mountain and take in the amazing views! it is amazing, superb, out of this world. you need to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Climbed up the mountain with two friends. We rented spikes in the banff town area for around 7 dollars. Please speak to the local ranger there to ask for the conditions up the mountain and stuff if you are planning to hike up there. Due to the snow, we were asked to rent spikes and I'm glad we did. There... More 

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Burnt Church, New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This was the first thing we did in Banff . We were a group of 10 girls and 4 mothers on a baton competition . Was a little scared at first of the height but once we got up their it was beautiful. make sure your dressed for it . we went in July 2014 and it was freezing at... More 

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Dallas, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Challenging hike with tons of switchbacks but when we reached the top my wife and I felt like we scored an accomplishment! 2 1/2 hours with breaks that we took the last hour. Very narrow paths.

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