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Surprise Corner

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Surprise Corner

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Johnston Canyon Icewalk
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk

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Trying to trek along the frozen Johnston Canyon without a guide could be tough in frigid temperatures with icy walkways. Opt to take this guided tour from Banff, and see wildlife, waterfalls, and, of course, a lot of ice. Plus, this tour provides round-trip transport, ice cleats, a hiking pole, a snack, and a hot cup of cocoa to make things super easy on you.
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1girl_1passport wrote a review Nov 2020
Vancouver, Canada493 contributions249 helpful votes
When you think of Banff you think of the Fairmount Hotel and this is the viewpoint to get that classic "postcard" view/picture. The viewpoint frames the famous Canadian hotel perfectly! You can also take a trail down to the Bow falls viewpoint. Though we did not have the time on this trip, it will be added for next time! The downside is the parking lot is very small.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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World_explorer1510 wrote a review Oct 2020
Calgary, Canada51 contributions20 helpful votes
It's was nice 1.2 km walk on bow lake trail to surprise corner Viewpoint, beautiful view of fairmont bangg spring Hotel, looks like a castle, easy trail from downtown Banff just follow the arrow.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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must_travel_soon_10 wrote a review Sep 2020
Mississauga, Canada1339 contributions449 helpful votes
This spot has an excellent view of the Fairmont and Bow river. The fast waters of the Bow river is definitely appreciated from this high view point.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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John wrote a review Mar 2020
Banff, Canada11 contributions6 helpful votes
Was expecting to be blindfolded so it would actually be a surprise, turns out it’s just a corner I didn’t know existed like every single other corner I am yet to see. Also not many chicks, which is surprising because it’s a corner (but hey maybe that’s the surprise). Maybe good for couples.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Suzanne Clark wrote a review Mar 2020
Greater London, United Kingdom45 contributions43 helpful votes
Surprise corner was surprisingly hard to find! The arrows point you to the car park, and then it’s actually on the other side of the road. It’s beautiful, but the walk up there from the Bow Trail was more stunning I thought! So it’s definitely worth a walk up there that way - but I’d recommend going via the Bow Trail and taking in the view as you walk. You won’t be disappointed!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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