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Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.
Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 877-565-9372
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank GH93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the hiking trail while going up and return back in gondola; The walking trail is steep and though 3.4 miles so if u are first timer - think twice !

Thank SeeingIsBelieving10
Reviewed 1 week ago

we often do this hike as a warm up for the hiking year and this year was no different. It's a great uphill workout with about a 2000 foot elevation gain. Very few great views on the way but when you get to the top...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I visited sulphur mountain a few times. When we arrived both times, there was parking. There wasn’t a line to initially jump on during our reservation time. I was able to grab some Starbucks at the bottom to enjoy while siteseeing at...More

Thank Bnecke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went up today and the cable car took us up above the clouds. The view was spectacular and breathtaking. We were blown away by the experience

Thank sawbograham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time hiking up Sulphur Mountain. Last year the Kootenay wildfires unfortunately impacted my view at the top. It was amazing but smoky so I didn't get the full experience of the panoramic views of Banff. This year I was lucky to...More

Thank danniedee21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandson in the gondola and then we all walked right to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Such lovely views from there. Found it a bit pricey to go up though, but since we had bought our tickets before 10 a.m., our grandson...More

1  Thank Connie M
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The hike up Sulphur Mountain is really worth the effort. I am 61 years old and still strong so this was not too difficult for me, my wife and our friends. It was a 3 hour hike for us because we took our time, stopped...More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Sulphur Mountain is home to the Banff Gondola and offers spectacular views off the town of Banff and the the surrounding peaks. Definitely a spot not to miss on your trip to Banff!

1  Thank MatthewL3862
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We took the gondola up to the top and we're glad we did. The views were outstanding, even though smoke from the wildfires in BC made it very hazy. The decks and stairs on top of the mountain are well made and have plenty of...More

Thank John C
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17 August 2018|
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Response from Deborah D | 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
20 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!
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