See the Twenty Dollar View in Moraine Lake

November 19, 2017 - by : Fands Media  |  America  |  No Comments  |  173887 Views
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Make your eyes relaxed as the cool breeze of the Valley of Ten Peaks blows your heat when you visit Moraine Lake, Alberta Canada. This wonderful glacially-fed lake is a part of Banff National Park Canada. You need to take 14 km from the Village of Lake Louise to reach this lake. This lake is pretty wide with 5 square km surface area. You are very lucky visiting this lake when it is full. The blue shade, which comes from the refraction of light off the rock flour which is deposited in the lake on a continual basis, is clearly reflected. So the panorama will be very breath taking.

Hike along the Walking Trails

Some traveling activities are offered for those who visit Moraine Lake. This lake has some hiking or walking trails. Some of them are restricted but the other is permitted. If you want to find the photographic spots on Lake of Moraine, you can take Rockpile trail. The length is about 300 m long. The elevation change is 24 m. Valley of the Ten Peak is the place where you can see the mountains behind the lake. This valley is also famous as Twenty Dollar View for the panorama became the background of Canadian twenty dollar bill.

The other trail head is found nearby the docks for canoe of Lake Moraine Lodge. This trailhead has two trails which one of them has branches that show four different rails. If you prefer easy hike, then you should pass either Consolation Lakes with Mount Temple, Quandra Glacier and Mounts Bident’s panoramic view or Moraine Lakes hore that follows the lake shore.

Larch Valley is much recommended for the Larch trees with the golden hue which is totally awesome and breathtaking. For the moderate trip, you can take Eiffel Lake trail with 5.6 km long and 370 m elevation change. Among the trails in Moraine Lake, Wenkchemna Pass is rather longer than other trails. The length is 9.7 km that rach Wenkchemna Pass. And the difficult rated trail is Sentinel Pass with 725 m elevation change. However, it is worth to take as the mesmerizing panorama of Larch and Paradise Valley. You can see it after you get the view point.

Mounteneering in Moraine Lake

Moreover, Lake of Moraine has routes for mountaineering. You can reach the Neil Colgan Hut by climbing for 8 to 12 hours from the lake and follow the Perren Route. So, visiting the Moraine Lake is totally recommended. The best visit time is from late spring to early fall. The lake will be mostly frozen in the winter until May. The road of the lake is also closed.

*** Moraine Lake is the perfect destination for hiking, mountaineering, or enjoying the nature. The breathtaking panorama is the main reason for visiting this destination.

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