the Famous national Park “Stolby” marks 95 years since the Foundation. Thousands of people come here to admire the unusual shapes of the mountain rocks. It is an appealing place for tourists of different levels — some find inspiration, others check their own strength.
from About the twenties of the 18th century pioneers through the mountains tore into “Pillars”. And for the past century and a half syenite rocks are at the center of the permanent active recreation. Over time, people will be so accustomed to the natural monument right next to it began to cut down wood and mine stone. It is for this reason exactly 95 years was accepted the decision about introduction in the territory of special conservation status.
Over the years Krasnoyarsk has already become the “headquarters” of stolbists — those for whom unique the rocks become a way of life. Here were born and died legends of rock-climbing. “Pillars” devoted to scientific research, paintings and songs. They were and remain a favorite for many area of nature.
it Should be noted that the residents of Krasnoyarsk the beginning of the last century would recognize the “Pillars” without difficulty. Because the mountain profile has not changed for millennia. But the territory adjacent to the national Park every year becomes more and more unrecognizable. Near the Eastern entrance, built rest areas, children’s discovery centre, as well as about the development of trails. Last year, a tourist site visited by over a million people, reported STRC “Krasnoyarsk”, aired on TV channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”.
After generation the goal remains the same — to preserve this natural area for posterity.
Text: GTRK “Krasnoyarsk”