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“take the gondola” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sulphur Mountain

Sulphur Mountain
, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.
Banff, Canada
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10 reviews
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“take the gondola”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

take the gondola to the top and then hike the trail to the lookout.. amazing views, sometimes wildlife will greet you while on the trail

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Spectacular views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We were really glad we purchased a Gondola ticket to get to the top of Sulphur Mountain as the views at the top are great. It is very busy and we had to wait in line for some time (30mins at each end) to get both up and back down on the Gondola but it was worth it. At the top you can walk along the board walk and up to the top of the mountain.

Visited July 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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“Worth the long hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Decided to save money and hike up rather than take the gondola. It ended up taking us a bit more time/effort than expected, but the views made it all worthwhile. Hike makes for a good workout so bring lots of water.

Visited August 2012
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Red Deer, Canada
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“great view, expensive to eat”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

like most secluded places they sulphur mountain resuturant does not forget to charge, be prepared to pay upwards of 10 dollars per person for a hamburger, 3 dollars for a hot chocolate etc, I love the view from the top and would deffinatly recommend going up there but I would not recommend planning lunch for the top :) check out the obversvation deck upstairs breath taking, but you are on the top of a mountain, watch out for ice,

Visited November 2012
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Derby, United Kingdom
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“wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband walked up and it took him around two hours and apparently was quite steep in places so you definitely need proper walking boots if you want to do this route. My son and I took the easy way via the gondola and though expensive was well worth the cost.The panorama from the top is amazing.It is also well worth doing the extra boarded walkway to Sanson Peak where again the views are fantastic. There are also information boards to read about the view points and local nature.We thought the restaurant was not too badly priced considering it is up on a mountain and the soup was very good.

Visited September 2012
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