Every year we plan a night of skiing under a full moon in the month December. This was definitely the coldest we had ever attempted but despite the temperatures, it ended up being one of the most memorable.
Chester Lake Cross Country Ski Trail is one of the most popular trails in the Kananaskis. Round trip is roughly 4 hours, 10km and 310m elevation gain.
Rohr Lake is beautiful area to ski tour, with fantastic views of the lake and surrounding mountains. We arrived at the lake just after sun down and made camp as some snow began to fall. We were pretty exhausted, so we dug the smallest space that would still fit the tent, with plans to widen [...]
Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Collection of photos from a couple of ski trips this past winter.
Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Location: BC, Canada Participants: David Brayden, Jenn Brayden, Jenn, Janey Sea, Sam Drove, Paige Sorger, Patrick Latter Time: 3 Days Weather:-15°C | 0°C Distance: 9.5Km Oneway Elevation Gain: 1000m Max Elevation: 1600m Start Time: 5:00pm Directions Head north on the 99 until reach the Garibaldi Lake turn off near [...]
The town of Whitefish was roughly 5 hours drive from Calgary through the prairies and towards the mountains. With storm clouds on the horizon, a white knuckle drive through blizzard conditions lay ahead of us. Thankfully everybody went slow and we all made it safely to whitefish that night. The promise of 7 inches of [...]
Location: Burstall Pass, Alberta, Canada Participants: Sarah, Mclean Patrick Latter Time: 5 Hours Weather: -3 °C (26.6 °F) Directions Drive south from Canmore on Spray Lakes road for about 45km. There will be turn off for ‘Burstall’ and a large parking lot. Gear Cross Country Skis Cross Country Boots Cross Country Poles Food Water Warm [...]
Participants: Ian Grant, Winston Latter, Julian Tejada, Adam Kwiecinski, Jimmy Quigley, Eric Tulk, Patrick Latter Start: Canmore, Alberta, Canada - 12:00am Finish: Banff, Alberta, Canada - 4:00am Distance: 18.7 km Time: 4 Hours Weather: -20.6 °C (-5 °F) Directions From Canmore follow the directions in town towards the 'Nordic Center'. Continue on around the reservoir [...]