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Sunrise hike in Banff (August)

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Can anyone suggest a sunrise hike in the Banff area?

My wife and I are honeymooning for a week in the rockies in August, and I'd like to get out for sunrise on our first morning. Because it's our honeymoon we don't want to do any overnight hikes (going to take advantage and luxuriate this time around), so it has to be something do-able in a few hours and not too difficult (we're not avid hikers, but we are fit). Since we'll be coming from Montreal, we'll still be on east-coast time that first morning so a 5am wake-up won't be too tough.

I'm thinking of going up Sulphur Mountain. The gondola won't be running yet so that won't bother us, and once we're exhausted at the top we can ride it down and hit up the hot springs. But I'm not sure what the exposure on that hike is like, and if we'll get good views of the sun coming up. If we beging the hike around 5:30, I figured we'll be at least half-way up before sunrise ~6:40.

Any other thoughts or ideas? I've also been considering the Stewart Canyon trail at Lake Minewanka, but it doesn't seem like there's any elevation gain there and I'm not sure we'll get any good sunrise exposure.

Thanks.

Liohn

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