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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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$95*
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Banff City Sightseeing Tour
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Horseback-Riding Tour in Banff with BBQ Lunch
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission

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great views - buts its very cold and windy

enjoyed the gondola ride to the top - loading was fast and efficient - 4 to a car - its really expensive though ~ 50 cad - theres a free brewsters bus from downtown banff. dont... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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CHESHIRE, UK
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CHESHIRE, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

enjoyed the gondola ride to the top - loading was fast and efficient - 4 to a car - its really expensive though ~ 50 cad - theres a free brewsters bus from downtown banff. dont listen to the weather forecasts - theres a wind chill factor at the top - you will need a good warm layer and wind... More 

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the mountain is accessible by gondola(fee) and a hiking trail. on top of the mountain runs a boardwalk between two peaks which give you an amazing view of the surroundings and the town of Banff

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North, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It took us about 1:30 hours to make it to the top. I would recommend wearing hiking boots and bring plenty of water and snacks. It is a constant incline with some areas steeper than others. The view from the top is breathtaking. You can take the gondola down (or up) but we chose to hike both ways.

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Thank Annelie J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the usual gondola ride up the mountain which was a pretty fast ride. Great photo points at the top and a recommended visit spot.

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Thank Michael H
Northumberland, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good walk up Sulphur Mountain, the track zig zags all the way up the side of the mountain, you climb very quickly, sometimes you are under the Gondola path. The walk normally takes one and a half hours but that is at a steady pace so it may take longer with younger children. Go early in the morning, it's quite... More 

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Amherstburg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought we would do the hike to the top of the mountain and take the gondola down. Problem was it was going to take has long to hike down as it was to wait for the gondola! This is a very busy tourist area on any given day during peak season. The hike is about five km up and is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view of Banff but be prepared to queue at least 1/2 hour before you get a gondola. A lot of construction going on at the moment. Good gift shop .

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went up sulphur mountain via the gondola after eating in the cafe down below and buying some gifts from the little shop. Very well organised and lovely board walks at the top with stupendous views. We had good visibility and saw lots of critters including ground squirrels and Marmots

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hike wasn't a piece of cake, but the path is well maintained and good to walk. It took us (early 30s, reasonably fit) 1.5 hours to walk up, and an hour to walk down. Unfortunately the sky was really cloudy so we didn't have the views, but the walk was worth it all the same. Saw a sign saying... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Banff take the Gondola ride up to Sulphur mountain. A great experience as long as you are ok with heights. When you get to the top there is a walkalong and make sure you walk all the way to the heighest point. Fantastic views fro all angles. no time limit as you can stay up there... More 

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