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Sulphur Skyline Trail

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Address: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Best half-day hike in the Canadian Rockies

This is my favourite half-day hike in the Canadian Rockies—and I’ve done a lot of them. It’s perfect for determined youngsters, active seniors, and everyone in between. Less... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
TallDad
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my favourite half-day hike in the Canadian Rockies—and I’ve done a lot of them. It’s perfect for determined youngsters, active seniors, and everyone in between. Less experienced hikers may find the climb a bit arduous (the 700 m elevation gain makes it feel at times like a 90-minute stairmaster) but the payoff-to-effort ratio is unsurpassed. As long as... More 

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Ancaster, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The view is spectacular and totally worth it! Watch out for the last ascent as the loose rock is tricky.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wishing I didn't have to share this. Lovely hike. Take lots of water, and snacks. Doable for most people but I think you have to be ready to hurt a bit haha .... View from the top is well with the hike. Push through to the summit and have your camera ready. You will not be disappointed.

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe our favourite hike. The way up is through thick forest for about 2/3. The rest is open with beautiful mountain vistas and lots of wild life (there is a herd of mountain sheep that frequent the trail). The panoramic view at the top is well worth the effort! Plan on visiting the hot spring after - best way to... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only reason why I didn't rate this excellent is that it's really only excellent when you reach the top. The route up is pretty woods, but nothing special and just a steady and somewhat tedious climb with no views. So, for us it wasn't such a gratifying journey like some hikes can be when your heart-pounding efforts are rewarded... More 

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Kingston, Ont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hike is listed as moderate which is true as long as you are in good shape. The trail is well marked and with good footing. The trail is uphill the entire way to the top of the mountain and you will feel it in your legs and lungs unless you are in good cardio condition. Take lots of rests... More 

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Bridgewater, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very rewarding hike with exceptional 360 degree views at the summit. Took me about 3 1/2 hours return with ~1/2 hr at the summit to soak in the views. This is not an easy hike as some have stated, it is a 4 - 4.5 km relentlessly uphill (then downhill) hike with few level areas. The majority of the trail... More 

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're in half decent shape this is a easy-moderate hike. The first half is all up and the top is very windy. The spectacular views are worth the summit.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sulphur skyline is a really good hike, it starts at the car park of the Miette Hot Springs. The start is just to the right of the entrance to the Hot Springs. The walk is fairly strenuous and takes approx 1.5 hours each way. The walk up to the ridge is predominantly in the tree line, about 1 hour constant... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike is excellent and very much worth it when you get to the top! It is a challenging but doable hike. It starts from the parking lot of Miette hot springs and the starting point is towards the hill on the left (there is a sign indicating the beginning of the trail). It is a moderately steep hike of... More 

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