Sulphur Mountain - Wed, Mar 31 2021

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Sulphur Mountain (3/31/2021)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Banff Hot Springs Parking Area
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Mar 31 2021  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Mar 30 2021 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 hrs plus driving time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Fanny
Marcel B
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Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:6
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 3 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Distance: 11km
Elevation Gain 697m
Event Pace: Moderate

From the upper parking lot trailhead we will hike up Sulphur Mountain, have a little break to enjoy the view and have lunch. After we will come down the same way we came up. Please note that you will require to have a Park pass to attend access to Banff for this event.

Our pace will be relaxed during the uphill portions and moderate for the downhill.

COVID-19 Questionnaire:
Participation in this event is conditional upon the acceptance and adherence to COC COVID-19 protocols (see link at the top of our home page). Failure to comply with these protocols may result in removal from this event and/or future events.

You will be required to answer the following questions BEFORE THE START of our event and in addition to signing the waiver:

  • Have you travelled in the last 14 days?
  • Are you experiencing any symptoms? That is, fever, runny nose, cough, sore throat?
  • Have you been in contact with a confirmed or presumptive case?
  • Have you tested positive for COVID-19?
  • Have you read and understood the current restrictions that are club policy during the COVID-19 situation?

Required Items to Bring:
Hiking Boots
Lunch or Snacks
Clothing for variable weather
Toque/Gloves or Mitts
Mask is required for main building at the top
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Hiking Poles
Bear Spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take Hwy 1, (Trans Canada Hwy) west to Banff National Park. Take the Banff, Lake Minnewanka exit and turn left at the stop sign onto Banff Ave. Follow Banff Ave thru town and across Bow River Bridge. At “T” intersection after the bridge, turn left. After a few hundred metres around a bend, to the right is a fork in the road, bear right onto Mountain Ave (Look for a sign that points you towards the Banff Upper Hot Springs). After about 5 minutes you’ll see the Rim Rock Hotel on your left, keep going for a hundred metres bearing right until you come to a small traffic circle which is in front of the parking lot of the Banff Upper Hot Springs. We will be parking in this lot. We will meet up at the trail head there.

Winter Safety Consideration
Winter Safety Consideration This event is exempt from avalanche planning, as it is considered to be generally free from avalanche hazards and is an official Parks Canada winter trail.

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at

Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: