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“amazing views” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sunshine Meadows

Sunshine Meadows
Sunshine Road | Banff National Park, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 99 Attractions in Banff
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Puget Sound
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11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“amazing views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

expected crowds when we arrived at the parking area, but the mountain is expansive and opens up to three separate areas at the top, yielding wide open runs and short lift lines. Amazing views of the areas gorgeous peaks in all directions.

Visited March 2015
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hartford ct
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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“Great mountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Enjoyed the mountain. Highly recommend ski tour with mountain guides. 3 hours. You learn the mountain and have fun skiing without thinking. True vacation!

Visited March 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
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“Great hiking - scenery - flowers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

In the summer it is best if you take the bus from Sunshine village up to the top. You can walk if you like but it is about 5K on a gravel road - Let the bus do the work.

At the top it is a short hike to rock island lake. The wild flowers there are spectacular and there are trails that wander around where skiers will be in the summer. I think there are 10k or more of trails at the top.

Getting down is a little painful - on busy days there can be crowds wanting to get the bus ride. When you get to the lodge you could be in for an hour or more wait. So plan ahead a bit.

Visited August 2014
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“Superb Skiing at Sunshine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed 5 days of skiing at Sunshine. Great weather and great snow. Lots of runs to suit our ability (Intermediate) and not at all crowded. Quite often we had a whole piste completely to ourselves.

Visited January 2015
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United States
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“So Pretty!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a must do hike in the area to see natural beauty. There are wild flowers and natural lakes. Book a bus to the top and wear layers for changing weather.

Visited July 2014
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