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Three Sisters Mountain is Canmore's signature scenic feature. It was originally
named Three Nuns because the three peaks look like hooded nuns in prayer.
Artists renditions of these three peaks can be seen in signage all around
Canmore and in marketing materials of many Canmore attractions.
If you look closely at the bottom-center of the satellite picture below
you will see Three Sisters Mountain and the prominent shadows of two of
its three peaks.
is a town of 11,000 people located on the Trans Canada Highway (Highway
#1) just over a 1 hour drive from Calgary International Airport, 7 km (4 miles) from the main Banff National Park gate.
is centered in some of the best mountain skiing, hiking, climbing, biking,
rafting, golfing and sight seeing in the world. You can see three world
class golf courses in the satellite picture above.
Here are the distances to some popular spots:
3 km (2 miles) from the Alpine
Club of Canada
three world class golf courses you can
see in the satellite photo above are within 5 km (3 miles)
25 km (15 miles) from the Town of Banff
40 km (25 miles) from Kananaskis Country - alpine & back
country skiing & hiking
40 km (25 miles) from the best alpine skiing in the Rockies
- Sunshine Village
80 km (50 miles) to the largest ski area in the Canadian
Rockies - Lake Louise
200 kn (125 miles) to the Columbia Icefields
310 km (195 miles) to the Town of Jasper in Jasper National
115 km (72 miles) from Calgary International Airport and