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Sulphur Mountain

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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 877-565-9372
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Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.

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US$50.76*
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
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US$97.44*
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Banff City Sightseeing Tour
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US$212.07*
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Horseback-Riding Tour in Banff with BBQ Lunch

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Take the hike up!

Instead of going on the 40 to 50 Dillard gondola, I decided to hike up. It took 2 hours roughly and it was tiring. But at the end you feel the accomplishments of climbing a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Instead of going on the 40 to 50 Dillard gondola, I decided to hike up. It took 2 hours roughly and it was tiring. But at the end you feel the accomplishments of climbing a mountain while others took the easy way up. When you are up THERE, there are different summits that you can hike to depending on your... More 

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Isle of Man
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the short gondola ride and were pleasantly surprised when we reached the top. Lots to do and see and great places to eat. If you feel up to it, there's a great walk to a slightly higher summit. Would definitely recommend this even though the ride was quite expensive so make sure you visit on a clear day... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We journeyed up to the top of Sulphur Mountain, and the panoramic view of Banff was simply amazing. We were definitely blessed with good weather and spend a couple of hours enjoying the views.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was a nice hike in the afternoon after the clouds had cleared up. It was early September so I remember it got kinda windy and chilly at the top, but not too bad. Nice views at the top. It only took about 1/5 hours return trip.

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Delburne AB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The gondola takes you approximately 7300' above Banff townsite and provides 360 degree views over the mountains once you reach the top. The newly renovated interpretive center provides information and hands-on exhibits for all age groups and the three levels include spectacular viewing areas and a cafeteria and restaurant. Be prepared for changing weather conditions as the elevation alone can... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Banff was our final stop on our coach tour of the Canadian Rockies. We rode the Banff Gondola in the afternoon to the top of Sulphur Mountain and took in the horizon to horizon panoramic views over six Rocky Mountain ranges. Just spectacular! The weather when we reached the top was fine however it changed suddenly and within minutes we... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Gondola is great, but hiking is incredible. It's a strenuous hike up the mountain, but it can easily be done in a day. The observation deck at the top offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and the city below. You can watch the weather approach and the sun set.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We took the gondola to the visitors centre and hadn't really planned to walk to the top of Sulphur Mountain. We procrastinated a bit, but fortunately decided that we would take the walk from the visitor centre up to the top of Sulphur Mountain. It is all boarded, with handrails, steps and rest areas. Those in the know took a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 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.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

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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