"Behind the Shield of the Rockies" Rocky Mountain House by FishinSam

Rocky Mountain House Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 59 photos

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Just a short scenic drive west of town brings you to the awesome majesty of the Rocky Mountains. This massive wall of mountains actually changes weather patterns in our area. As an 8 foot fence stops the wind , 2 mile high mountains alter weather system paths. It creates a wind that can be warming in the winter and keep you cool in the summer. The temperature variances in the winter can go from -30 Celsius to +5 Celsius in a matter of a few hours.

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  • littlesam1's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2004 at 6:29 AM

    I love that opening picture. Vacationing int he mountains is one of my favorite things although I have not been to the Rockies.

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