Chester Mountain

Attempt date: September 16th, 2012 Start time: 7:45am Completion time: 5 hours Elevation gain: 1150m (3,772 ft) Participants:  Jimmy Quigley, Patrick Latter   Directions Drive 60 km west on Highway 1 from Calgary. Turn south onto Highway 40 and drive roughly 50km. Turn right at the Kananaskis Lakes Trail and then right onto Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail. Then drive [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:57:42+00:00 September 17th, 2012|Day Hikes|0 Comments

Chester Lake Snowshoe Trail

Attempt date: March 27th, 2011 Start time: 12:00pm Completion time: 4 hours Distance: 7.2km Participants:  Sarah McLean, Patrick Latter Directions Drive 60 km west on Highway 1 from Calgary. Turn south onto Highway 40 and drive roughly 50km. Turn right at the Kananaskis Lakes Trail and then right onto Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail. Then drive roughly 18km to the Chester [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:57:39+00:00 September 10th, 2012|Day Hikes|0 Comments

Canyon Creek Ice Caves

Attempt date: May 13th, 2012 Start time: 6:45am Completion time: 5 hours Participants:  Sarah McLean, Rob Hick, Jimmy Quigley, Patrick Latter Weather conditions at base Temperature Minimum Temperature: 2.6 °C Mean Temperature: 14.4 °C Maximum Temperature 23.4 °C Pressure and Dew Point Mean Sea Level Pressure: 102.29 kPa Mean Dew Point: -1.9 °C Wind Speed and Gusts Mean [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:57:34+00:00 May 16th, 2012|Day Hikes|181 Comments

Ha Ling Peak (Super Moon)

Attempt date: May 6th, 2012 Start time: 3:00am Completion time: 5 hours Participants:  Sarah McLean, Jeff Trudel, Rob Hick, Patrick Latter Weather conditions at base Temperature Minimum Temperature: 2.0 °C Mean Temperature: 3.0 °C Maximum Temperature 4.4 °C Pressure and Dew Point Mean Sea Level Pressure: 102.71 kPa Mean Dew Point: 1.6 °C Wind Speed and Gusts Mean [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:58:28+00:00 May 7th, 2012|Day Hikes|257 Comments

East End of Rundle (Spring)

Attempt date: April 29, 2012 Participants:  Jimmy Quigley, Rob Hick, Jeff Trudel, Patrick Latter Weather conditions at base Temperature Minimum Temperature: -3.0 °C Mean Temperature: 4.0 °C Maximum Temperature 12.0 °C Pressure and Dew Point Mean Sea Level Pressure: 101.61 kPa Mean Dew Point: -7.0 °C Wind Speed and Gusts Mean Wind Speed: 11.11 kmh Maximum Sustained [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:58:32+00:00 May 1st, 2012|Day Hikes|0 Comments

Ha Ling Peak (Early Morning Climb)

Attempt date: March 4th, 2012 Start time: 4:00am Completion time: 5 hours Participants:  Jimmy Quigley, Patrick Latter Weather conditions at base Temperature Minimum Temperature: 5.0 °C Mean Temperature: 6.2 °C Maximum Temperature 7.8 °C Pressure and Dew Point Mean Sea Level Pressure: 101.87 kPa Mean Dew Point: 0.3 °C Wind Speed and Gusts Mean Wind Speed: 20.93 kmh Maximum Sustained Wind Speed: [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:58:37+00:00 March 5th, 2012|Day Hikes|91 Comments

Ha Ling Peak

Attempt date: February 19, 2012 Completion time: 5 hours Participants:  Sarah McLean, Patrick Latter Weather conditions at base Temperature Minimum Temperature: -11.0 °C Mean Temperature: -6.4 °C Maximum Temperature -0.3 °C Pressure and Dew Point Mean Sea Level Pressure: 100.79 kPa Mean Dew Point: -11.0 °C Wind Speed and Gusts Mean Wind Speed: 7.96 kmh Maximum Sustained Wind Speed: 9.90 [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:58:22+00:00 March 5th, 2012|Day Hikes|0 Comments

East End of Rundle

Attempt date: February 25, 2012 (unsuccessful) Participants:  Jimmy Quigley, Patrick Latter Weather conditions at base Temperature Minimum Temperature: -13.0 °C Mean Temperature: -7.6 °C Maximum Temperature -2.0 °C Pressure and Dew Point Mean Sea Level Pressure: 100.54 kPa Mean Dew Point: -9.9 °C Wind Speed and Gusts Mean Wind Speed: 18.33 kmh Maximum Sustained Wind Speed: 16.90 kmh Maximum Wind Gust: 46.30 kmh [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:58:17+00:00 March 3rd, 2012|Day Hikes|194 Comments