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Sulphur Mountain

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 877-565-9372
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Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“weather station” (38 reviews)
“gondola ride” (58 reviews)
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Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 877-565-9372
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"weather station"
in 38 reviews
"gondola ride"
in 58 reviews
"cosmic ray station"
in 21 reviews
"cable car"
in 15 reviews
"wooden walkway"
in 7 reviews
"degree view"
in 9 reviews
"upper hot springs"
in 5 reviews
"sense of accomplishment"
in 5 reviews
"walk up"
in 20 reviews
"free ride"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
in 20 reviews
"banff springs hotel"
in 5 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 10 reviews
"visiting banff"
in 8 reviews
"hiking trail"
in 6 reviews
"surrounding mountains"
in 10 reviews
"bow valley"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the gondola to the sulphuric mountain top. The ride was okay despite my fear of height. The view was absolutely breathtaking. The pictures we took are like postcards. There is a restaurant at the top. We purchased the dining experience package in advance....More

Thank evacU5514BA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a superb activity when visiting Banff. From the trailhead you have a zig zag route of around 5.5km to the summit of Sulphur mountain. Total ascent is 670m. The route back is via the same route. You can get a coffee, drink or...More

Thank makalu8000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not confirmed hikers so I must say this wasn't an easy hike it seems endless with all the zigzag all the way up but the reward is when you arrive at the top with amazing views of the bow valley and Banff.. You...More

Thank Celine B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike to the top of the sulphur mountain is 5.5km each way. The trail is maintained well and involves a LOT of switchbacks all the way up to the top - it can get a bit demoralising but trust me it’s worth it!! When...More

Thank deathbyblackcat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked from the parking lot up the switchbacks to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Sure, you can take the gondola, but if you want to get your steps in and see fabulous vistas, hiking up is the way to go. First, when you get...More

Thank LBB6
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got the local bus to the Cave & Basin Centre. From there we walked along a narrow bitumen road past some other buildings, & from which we soon headed into the forest to the left on a well used trail. It was not signposted,...More

Thank Ursula J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic setting. Really interesting displays once you arrive at the summit in 4 seat Gondola Car. I don’t like heights but was fine both ways. Meal in Sky Bistro was really good but the views topped it all. Absolutely stunning. Special thanks to the waiting...More

Thank TheFishersJJs50th
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gondola ride, the stunning views from the top of Sulphur Mountain and dining in the Sky Bistro have to be experienced. Great views, great food and great service. Will definitely return!

Thank JillR-Oz
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We managed to hike up in 2.5 hours with 4 people. We had never done a hike like this before and it was a rough one. We made it to the top but the snow defiantly slows you down. We fell through the snow quite...More

Thank Lindsey3579
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I have been lucky to see this place in all seasons and all I can say is it is absolutely worth visiting. Sure, you could take the gondola but where is the fun in it? I can highly recommend hiking up. You will enjoy fresh...More

Thank Jan M
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Elaine N
19 April 2017|
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Response from adventuremom28 | Reviewed this property |
No. But I guess you could sit on one of the benches outside and eat!
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katy4902000
23 February 2017|
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Response from GSD250 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, you can buy one way down no problem. Can't remember the cost and take about 9 minutes with an option of a picture purchase, or essential and no hassle. Enjoy
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Alanah I
20 January 2017|
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Response from efmCalgary_Alberta | Reviewed this property |
Sure, but this is a high altitude site, and you had better be vigorously fit to do so!
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