Banff Journals

Alberta

A September 2000 trip to Banff by Rootie

Quote: Of all the ountains in all the world, the Candadian Rockies are my favorite. I have been to Banff three times in my life, and am ever more awed with each successive trip.

Alberta

Overview

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1. Lunch at the Lake Louise hotel (a night there too if you can afford it. There are three dining rooms in the hotel, however there is one that has a veranda overlooking the lake and the view, rain or shine, is breathtaking. 2. A stroll through the actual town of Banff. Banff's appeal mirrors that of Lucerne, or other Austrian or Swiss towns, for it is cradled by the mountains and envelops the visitor with alluring buildings, and unique shops. 3. A visit to the Valley of Ten Peaks and Morraine Lake. On a clear day, there really are ten peaks, one has to crane to see them all. This is one of the most tranquil, and easily accessible areas near Banff. Despite all the visitors, one surely...Read More

Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola

Attraction | "Sulphur Mountain Gondola"

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Grand!!!! I have done this three times and always see a different view. In contrast to the gondolas at Whistler, or Lake Louise, this one is more rugged. You look down and learn what "Rocky Mountains" really are. I also like being in an acual Gondola instead of a Tram. At the summit are snacks, gifts, and trails. In addition, one can bring (or rent) a bathing suit and take a dip in the hot, hot springs. I love this place, and encourage everyone to take the ride.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 2, 2002

Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola
Hot Springs Road
Banff, Alberta T0L 0C0
+1 403 762 5438