Mount Sparrowhawk

Attempt date: October 8th, 2012 Start time: 8:30am Completion time: 8 hours Elevation gain: 1350m (4429 ft) Elevation above sea level: 3121m (10239 ft) Participants:  Marko Pribilovic (Moderately Hungover), Jimmy Quigley (Moderately Hungover), Con Sweatman, Patrick Latter Directions Take the road out of Canmore towards the Nordic centre, continue past the Grassi Lakes and the Goat Creek day use [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:58:08+00:00 October 10th, 2012|Day Hikes|286 Comments

Mount Lady MacDonald

Attempt date: September 22nd, 2012 Start time: 7:10am Completion time: 6 hours Elevation gain: 1200m (3,937 ft) Participants:  Sarah Mclean, Patrick Latter Directions From the Canmore centre drive on the 1A south to Elk Run Boulevard and turn left. There will be a paved parking lot on your left; park here. Gear Food Water Warm fleece Hiking [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:58:04+00:00 September 23rd, 2012|Day Hikes|261 Comments

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