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Sulphur Mountain

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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 8775659372

Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.

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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
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Banff City Sightseeing Tour
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Horseback-Riding Tour in Banff with BBQ Lunch

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Challenging terrain, beautiful views and wildlife

The walk started out pretty easy despite a fair incline. Due to the snow, the top half of the mountain was covered in snow and ice with some pretty dangerous patches of ice making... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The walk started out pretty easy despite a fair incline. Due to the snow, the top half of the mountain was covered in snow and ice with some pretty dangerous patches of ice making it difficult to get up. The views from the top were amazing and there was the opportunity to take the boardwalk to the weather tower.

Thank Manon H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went with our children. Had an amazing time. We took the gondola up and loved the entire trip/walk. It was just a winter wonderland

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

You can pre purchase your tickets online for the gondola, which saves time when its busy or if you're energetic enough hike to get up there. The views are spectacular either way despite the crowds. Arriving early is the key. The day we were there it was cloudy for a while up top but it was still amazing. A definite... More 

Thank sm05060
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It snowed a lot last Friday, Oct. 7th so the view got even more beautiful with snow. Regular admission to the gondola was a bit pricey but I think that it was worth it. You can see the town of Banff from Sulphur Mountain. I would definitely go back!

Thank Maria L
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this gondola and were glad we did. Once we got to the top of gondola ride, we had a really nice lunch and craft beer. Then you can walk the 368 stairs up to the top of the mountain with incredible views. The historic weather station at the top was neat. We liked short activities like this that... More 

Thank lesliecarl68
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Gondola to the top of this mountain and were rewarded with some spectacular views, especially towards Banff. Looking westwards, the mountains were largely covered with clouds but what we could see was still stunning. It started to rain when we were at the summit so we were rewarded with a spectacular rainbow.

Thank mjc404
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Gondola. The beauty of the stunning views is breath taking. The more you walk, the better the views were. The climb on the wooden path was a bit scary (especially as there were lots of kids running about (accidents waiting to occur -especially the bit of the path that has no railings), without much parental supervision)) but... More 

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Gondola but I think next time we will hike. Just so much beauty up there... Even a bit of snow where we made a tiny snowman! Take your time and explore, quite a bit of hiking but worth it.

Thank Davy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Considering I got engaged at the top of this mountain I am a bit biased! Spectacular views, we were lucky enough that it snowed while we were up there too. Amazing experience, highly recommend for the view at the top!

Thank Crystal E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Stunning views, a nice and steady path - just a bit of Hard work at the end, rewarded by the panoramic views. Don't waste money on a gondola when this is far more rewarding, healthier and cheaper! Would recommend an early start when it's quieter and cooler.

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