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I rode Calgary to Banff and it's not all that interesting except to see the mountains getting closer.
Make sure she rides this bike on enough long rides before she starts (with her gear) to be sure it'll be comfortable enough. To me, that's a much bigger issue.
The traditional American Woman's frame with two parallel downtubes and no effective top tube is very flexible and unsuited to carrying heavy loads. Whatever strength it has comes from heavy wall tubing so it will be very heavy and very few if any came with good components or suitable gearing.
I crossed the North Cascades W-E in October one year in the pouring rain. Climbing was OK, the exertion kept me warm but descending from Rainy Pass to Mazama I came close to hypothermia.