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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
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Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.
Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hike up the snow trail. Gondola and restaurant closed. Trail has many switchbacks and one needs crampons or good boits. Views from the top absolutely fantastic.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the Gondola up the Mountain and walked down. Breathtaking views in all directions. It was busy early Sept but the walking trail down was quiet and really enjoyable for a couple of old timers... 10,000 downward steps of pure heaven. Highly recommended way to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikehall2018
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

The sulphur mountain hike is quite challenging, as it is quite icy and very steep. Also I recommend cleats so that it's not slippery. When you arrive at the top, all the efforts were worth it. You have the view on the valley and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

This hike had beautiful views at the top but it was 3.5 miles of constant uphill switchbacks to get there. Quite difficult and not they beautiful on the way up. In the winter it is a free gondola ride down, which was nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hannah M
Reviewed November 9, 2018

A friend and I elected to hike up the trail to the top and take the gondola down. ( the ride down was free this time of the year). It had just snowed the week before the the trail was beautiful. I mean really beautiful....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed November 3, 2018

The 4-person gondola ride takes about 8 minutes to get from the base station to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Once there, you have 4 floors of interesting things to see and do, as well as an outside boardwalk (about 500 m long, up and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

A great hike if you want elevation, views and convenience! A beautiful place to train for fitness (I like to trail run), comfort knowing you are not alone (it is very well travelled), easy parking access, washrooms, coffee, gondola option for trip down (free in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deathracerJH
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Took the gondola up and enjoyed a meal a top the mountain. Fun interactive area for children and souvenir shop.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vicky C
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I'm terrified of heights but decided to do this. With my husband and two tour group members, we went up the mountain. I didn't open by eyes till the top. A phenomenal view. I would say do once - probably never get back to this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lindak07
Reviewed October 15, 2018

As the title suggests Sulphur Mountain is an easy walk and exceptional views at the top! Chance to see some wildlife along the trails. We went at the end of winter and the snow was still pretty deep and it was very icy so although...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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August 16, 2018|
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Response from Z6701HGdebbied | Reviewed this property |
Sulpher Mountain is the best-great views and the boardwalks to walk up are very nice! You have amazing views from many areas!
Elaine N
April 19, 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!
February 22, 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