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Snowtips-Bactrax

225 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B5, Canada
+1 403-762-8177
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Reliable Bike Hire

Hired two awesome bikes from a very helpful and knowledgeable staff member- thank you Gabe. We rode... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joanne L
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Elanora, Australia
Super busy shop with helpful staff, but mixed level of high performance equipment

My family showed up on a Sunday evening to get fitted for our ski/snowboard rentals that we... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
guinnessCharleston
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Charleston
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225 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Hired two awesome bikes from a very helpful and knowledgeable staff member- thank you Gabe. We rode out to Sundance Canyon. Beautiful ride along a wide path. The scenery was spectacular. We saw waterfalls and squirrels. Wonderful day. My husband is a larger guy but...More

Thank Joanne L
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

My family showed up on a Sunday evening to get fitted for our ski/snowboard rentals that we pre-reserved online. The shop was extremely busy but one of the employees started to help us right away. He couldn't find our information we had filled out online...More

Thank guinnessCharleston
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Last year we used these guys to service our board & skis and were impressed! This year we needed the board servicing and to hire skis. The service was once again impressive, each member of staff we spoke to was friendly & knew their stuff!...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018

The equipment wasn't super shiny or necessarily the newest gear. However, the skis we rented (four pairs) were perfect for the conditions and the staff went out of there way to answer our questions. The rental prices were very good, especially for a resort town...More

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We rented snow shoes from Bactrax because we were given a discount from our hotel. When we went to rent them, they did not have our size available. The guy took my phone number and said he would call as soon as a pair came...More

Thank Terry W
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

We stopped into this shop on 2 occasions this week while staying in Banff to rent snow shoes and then crampons. They charge $7 for a half day per rental, which is pretty reasonable. Quick and efficient service in the shop and super quick on...More

Thank happydilapi
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Hired a trail bike for the day - cost $42. Easy to hire No deposit needed Helpful staff Helmet and repair kit included Ideal way to see the town

Thank Charl1611
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

What a great shop! I've been here several times this summer, the staff is so friendly and helpful. I'm especially grateful for their rental service, they have everything you need to go hiking or camping. I would definitely recommend it!

Thank Hilse D
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

Awesome experience! All of the workers were so friendly and helpful, also the prices were awesome. For my family of 4 it was only about $30 all together for 6 hours! Also like how you can pick a half or full day rental

Thank chalifoux02
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Me and Rach Kettle have always been itching to go on a cross country ski trip in which we take in the sights and reminisce about our 36 years of loving marriage while being surrounded by various forest critters. Finally we got this opportunity on...More

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