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Gateway to Kananaskis

White Water
Rock dust carried along in the meltwater from the Victoria Glacier turns the water white. The Plain of Six Glaciers trail follows this river which feeds into Lake Louise. It is most active during July & August when the ice melts. The trail crosses the stark and barren rubble of gravel moraine deposited by the receeding glacier. Avalanches of ice falling from the glacier make a deep rumbling noise like thunder.