Snowy Fairy Tale – Lake Louise
Skiers, snowboarders, pedestrians and lovers of wildlife should not miss to visit the amazing Canadian pearl, the Lake Louise.
In the arms of the majestic Rocky Mountains, there is a real treasure, the Lake Louise. One of the most important natural reserves of the planet is located in the Canadian province Alberta and enters in the borders of oldest national park in the country – Banff National Park which existing from 1885. Since 1984, it became part of the wealth of UNESCO because of the majestic mountain peaks and landscapes, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, limestone caves as well as fossils that are found there.
Lake Louise fascinate all visitors with its dazzling blue-green water in which reflect the steep hills and snowy peaks of the mountains. That emerald color is gained due to “rock flour”, which separates and condenses from the water and from melting of the glaciers. The average depth of the Lake Louse is 70 meters and it extends to only 0.8 sq km area.
On the shore of beautiful turquoise Lake Louise stand the famous resort Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and a little Deer Lodge. Those are the only places where you can stay and get something to eat in the area. The luxury hotel was built in the early 20th century by the Canadian Railway Company and attracts people from all over the world with different backgrounds and purpose.
Mountain hills around the Louise Lake are attractive destination for skiers. Here it is one of the best and most beautiful ski resorts in North America, having three separate ski areas with slopes with a total length of 50 kilometers. When a temperature falling under zero, surface of Lake Louise freezes and is ideal for driving on ice skates. Every year around the Fairmont is made beautiful ice castle that complements the charm of the snowy fairy tale.
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