Soar to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a modern gondola cabin for breathtaking 360 degree views, 5 minutes from downtown Banff. Sit back and relax in a four passenger, modern glass enclosed gondola. Marvel at the unsurpassed view of Banff, the Bow Valley and a 360 degree view of six scenic mountain ranges from 2,281 metres (7,486 feet) above sea level. You will feel like you're on top of the world when you are standing on the spacious main level observation deck, where the optional Banff Skywalk (an 1km self-guided interpretive walkway) leads you to the Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site and Sanson's Peak Meteorological Station. Other services at the Banff Gondola include two gift shops, two restaurants, a coffee shop, a snack bar, interpretive hiking trails and an interactive giant compass.