Sunday, February 17, 2013

The Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains range. Located the eastern part of the Canadian Cordillera, extending from the Interior Plains of Alberta to the Rocky Mountain Trench of British Columbia.Made of shale and limestone, and tipped with sparkling white snow, they’re so beautiful.

canadian rockies

UNESCO announced it became a World Heritage site.World Heritage Site that consists of beautiful mountain landscapes, lakes, canyons, waterfalls, glaciers, peaks, limestone caves, and fossils.They’re also so tall, only advanced mountaineers can tackle them.

canadian rockies

 They are a  traveler’s wonderland and the playground for western Canada. They are elder than the American Rockies and are created from over thrusting.The Canadian Rockies comprised with five national parks, and four of those national parks.  Mount Robson is the maximum peak of the Canadian Rockies and climbing it is deliberated a challenge.These nice-looking  hills are a haven for hikers and walkers alike.

canadian rockies

In a nutshell:
                  Elevation: 3,954 m
                  Highest point: Mount Robson
                  Country: Canada
               Province: Alberta, British Columbia,Passes: Kicking Horse Pass, Crowsnest Pass, Yellowhead             Pass.

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