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Lake Louise Near The Summit Of Mount Fairview, Alberta, Canada


Notes: Fairview is a neighbourhood on the west side of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It runs from 16th Avenue in the south, to Burrard Street in the west, to Cambie Street in the east, and to False Creek in the north.
Central Broadway is an important commercial and employment centre focused around Vancouver General Hospital and other health related institutions, including the BC Cancer Research Centre and the BC Centre for Disease Control. Other shopping areas in the neighbourhood are South Granville Rise, City Square Mall, and Granville Island.
Some city offices are located on the eastern fringe of Fairview, across Cambie Street from Vancouver City Hall.
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design is found in the neighbourhood, on Granville Island.
Fairview is served by Kitsilano Secondary School and Eric Hamber Secondary School, as well as L'École Bilingue, Emily Carr Elementary School, Edith Cavell Elementary School, False Creek Elementary School, Henry Hudson Elementary School, Shaughnessy Elementary School, and Trafalgar Elementary School, although only False Creek and L'École Bilingue are physically located in the neighbourhood. The private schools Madrona School and Blessed Sacrament School also find their home in the neighbourhood.
Fairview Mountain (sometimes called Mount Fairview) is a mountain in Banff National Park near Lake Louise, Alberta. The mountain was named in 1894 by Walter Wilcox, which reflects the view from the top. An alternate name for the peak is Goat Mountain although it is rarely referred to as such.
Fairview Mountain is a popular easy scramble in the Lake Louise area and can be combined with nearby Saddle Peak. For the modest effort expended it offers some of the best views of the area. While the mountain shows formidable cliff bands from the lake, a hiking trail ascends to a saddle where a footpath leads experienced hikers to the top. A plaque is embedded near the rock bands above the lake warning not to attempt a descent on this side — while the way is initially easy, rock bands quickly change it to a technical descent. Numerous rescues have been made to retrieve stranded hikers who disregarded the warning.
While the first recorded ascent took place in 1893, it is probable that the mountain was ascended earlier than that by an aboriginal explorer.


City/Town : Latitude: 51.4, Longitude: -116.216667


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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 Savenije, Siverinus Harmannus  28 Jul 2002Lake Louise Near The Summit Of Mount Fairview, Alberta, Canada I13396



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