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    Black Mountain Snowshoe

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Location: Vancouver, Canada Time: 3.5 Hours Weather: -2°C Start Time: 3:30pm Directions Start at Cypress Mountain Resort Ski area. You will see a large wooden map board showing trails in the Cypress Mountain area. You will see on this board the trail leading to […]

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    Chester Lake – Cross Country Skiing

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Location: Alberta, Canada Time: 3 Hours Weather: -8°C Elevation Gain: 310m Start Time: 8:30am Directions The trailhead is well marked, on the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Lakes Road, about 20km north of the junction of the Kananaskis Lakes Road in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. Story

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    Rohr Lake Ski Tour

      Follow me on Instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Location: BC, Canada Date: February 11th, 2017 – February 13th, 2017 Weather: -12°C Total Elevation Change: 650m Distance: 15km Round Trip Story We arrived at the lake just after sun down and made camp as some snow began to fall. We were pretty exhausted, […]

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    Cycling the Oregon Coast

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Location: Oregon, USA Date: June 3rd, 2016 – June 10th, 2016 Time: 7 Days Weather: 10-15°C Total Elevation Change: 4900m Distance: 595km Story We started on the western outskirts of Portland by assembling ours bikes from the transport bags. The plan was the head […]

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    Hollyburn Mountain – Full Moon

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Location: Vancouver, Canada Time: 3 Hours Weather: -8°C Elevation Gain: 450m Max Elevation: 1700m Start Time: 8:00pm Directions To get to the trail (XC ski area on Cypress) take the Cypress Bowl exit from the Upper levels Highway in North Vancouver (heading to Horseshoe […]

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    Kate and Mike’s Wedding in Bermuda

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    Big Sister

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Location: Alberta, Canada Time: 8 Hours Weather: 15°C Elevation Gain: 1270m Max Elevation: 2936m Start Time: 9:00am Directions Take the Spray Lakes Trail past the Nordic Centre and through the provincial park. There are three dams, It is beside the third dam, which is […]

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    Jimmy and Veronika’s Wedding

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    Lake of the Woods 2016

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    Vantage Fall 2016

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter   Our friend blinked so hard she killed a bug.      

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    Skaha Climbing Spring 2016

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    Vancouver Bike Rave

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    Ski Trip Collection

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Collection of photos from a couple of ski trips this past winter.

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    Maui 2015

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    Taylor Meadows Ski Tour – New Years 2016

      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 […]

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    Mount Indefatigable

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Jeff Trudel, Ian Grant, Olivia Golosky, Paige Sorger, Patrick Latter Time: 5 Hours Weather: 15°C Elevation Gain: 1000m Max Elevation: 2670m Start Time: 10:00am Directions Head to the KananaskisLakes on highway 40. The trail starts at the upper Kananaskis INTER-LAKES parking lot. […]

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    Burning Man 2015

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter “Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States. It takes its name from the ritual burning of a large wooden effigy, which is set alight on Saturday evening. The event is described […]

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    Climbing at Area 44

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Area 44 is a sport climbing area just past Squamish, BC, Canada

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    Bass Coast 2015

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Bass Coast is a smaller festival held in Merritt, BC, Canada. The festival is an amazing mix of music, art and people.

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    Climbing – Spring 2015

      Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter First outdoor climb completed. Murderous rock kicking mountain sheep.

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    Paris

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    Tofino 2015

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    Romero Pools

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    White Sands National Monument

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter White sands is the largest gypsum dune in the world. More information can be found at wikipedia A thunderstorm near by made for interesting light and the temperature was actually pretty cool with the wind. We got a used sledding disc from the gift shop […]

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    Climbing at Hueco Tanks

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Hueco Tanks is a very unique geological formation just outside of El Paso, Texas. The rock is a weak form of granite called syenite that was formed roughly 35 million years ago. This syenite was eventually exposed due to weathering and created the heucos (Spanish […]

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    Victoria Weekend Trip

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter A collection of photos from a recent trip to Victoria, Vancouver Island. We stayed at a house that was on a small farm within the city. Rogue chicken spotted. Worst Selfie Stick use ever. Came across a random ‘Burning Man’ inspired bike rave on the […]

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    Waihee Ridge Trail

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    Capilano Suspension Bridge – Canyon Lights

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    Keyhole Hot Springs

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter “Keyhole Hot Springs(sometimes called Pebble Creek Hot Springs) is located 100 kilometres from Whistler(Village Gate Blvd). Though most of the 100k is on logging roads, it is drivable by most cars without any trouble. The massive Innergex hydroelectric project is well underway in the area, […]

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    Mount Yamnuska in the Fall

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    Summer Climbing Trips – Canmore, Squamish, Skaha, and Leavenworth

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    Oregon Surf Trip

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    Burning Man 2014

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter “Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States. It takes its name from the ritual burning of a large wooden effigy, which is set alight on Saturday evening. The event is described as […]

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    Eiffel Peak

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    Tofino Surf Trip

    We took a roughly 2 hour ferry crossing to Vancouver Island from Vancouver. We stopped along the way at a protected Douglas Fir old growth forest called Cathedral Grove. It was another 2.5 hour drive to the amazing surf house we were staying at that was right on Chesterman Beach. […]

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    Envision Festival 2014 – Costa Rica

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter “As a celebration dedicated to awakening our human potential, Envision provides a platform for different cultures to co-exist in sustainable community, as well as a forum in which to create and explore new paradigms by inspiring one another through art, spirituality, yoga, music, dance, performance, […]

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    Burning Man 2013

    Information on Burning Man “Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States. It takes its name from the ritual burning of a large wooden effigy, which is set alight on Saturday evening. The event is described as an […]

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    Howe Sound Crest Trail

    Location: British Columbia, Canada Participants: Tavi Parusel, Jack(Machio) Lall, Patrick Latter Time: 5 Hours Weather: 5°C Start Time: 9:20am Directions Trail starts at the Cyprus Ski Hill. Gear Hiking Boots Food Water Shell Warm fleece Gaiters Gloves Camera Gear Used: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Camera (Body Only) Canon […]

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    Shambhala 2013

    Shambhala is a music festival with a population of 10,000 nestled in a valley in southern BC, near the town of Salmo. Website: Shambhala Music Festival My photos from last year: Shambhala 2012

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    Mount Temple

    Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Michelle Wong, Jacob, Jeremy Stroman, Leanne Christianson, Jacqueline Cornish, Patrick Latter Time: 10 Hours Weather: 15°C Elevation Gain: 1690m Max Elevation: 3543m Start Time: 6:20am Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn left at the Lake Louise exit. Then follows the signs for Moraine Lake. […]

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    Getting Lost on the Way to Eiffel Peak AKA Wenkchemna Pass

    Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Michelle Wong, Jacob, Sophie Sweatman, Jimmy Quigley, Jeremy Stroman, Julian Tejada, Leanne Christianson, Jacqueline Cornish, Patrick Latter Time: 6 Hours Weather: 15°C – 20°C Elevation Gain: 750m Max Elevation: 2611m Start Time: 7:30am Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn left at the Lake Louise […]

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    Mount Sparrowhawk Camping and Night Hike

    Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Jimmy Quigley, Patrick Latter Time: 12 Hours Weather: 7°C – 20°C Elevation Gain: 1350m Max Elevation: 3120m Start Time: 8:30pm Directions Head out of Canmore on the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Lakes road. Continue on the unpaved Spray lakes road for about 27-28km until you see the Sparrowhawk Picnic […]

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    Grizzly Peak

    Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Marko Pribilovic, Mat Glessing, Con Sweatman, Jake, Jeremy Stroman, Jeff Trudel, Patrick Latter Time: 5 Hours Weather: +10°C Directions Park on Highway 40 at Ripple Creek located just south of Grizzly Creek (about 4.4km North of the winter gates at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park). Trail start […]

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    Sport Climbing at Grassi Lakes

    Gear Used: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Camera (Body Only) Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L USM Lens Map Story The mountain sheep are known to ‘accidentally’ kick rocks from above, so it’s always a good idea to wear a helmet. You’ve always got to make sure your backpack with […]

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    Surfing Off the Coast of Oregon

    Gear Used: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Camera (Body Only) Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Map Story With the Oregon coast 15 hours away from Calgary we left […]

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    Grotto Mountain

    Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Jimmy Quigley, Patrick Latter Time: 7 Hours Weather: -10°C Directions From Calgary take the Trans-Canada Highway to Canmore. There follow signs to The Alpine Club of Canada. More road detail to follow. Check in with the folks at the ACC before parking in the Clubhouse parking […]

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    Prairie Mountain

    Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Jeremy Stroman, Cory van der Linden, Tony, Patrick Latter Time: 5 Hours Elevation Gain: 726m Weather: -5 °C Directions 22 km west of Bragg Creek, you can turn off highway 66 at the Elbow Falls Parking lot. Park on the North side of the road on […]

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    A Weekend at Whitefish

    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 […]

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    Cross Country Skiing and Ptarmigans

    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 […]

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    Burstall Pass

    Participants: Jeff Trudel, Jimmy Quigley, Patrick Latter Date: Jan 27, 2013 Distance: 10km Time: 6 Hours Weather: -8 °C (17.6 °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 Snow Shoes Food Water Warm […]

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    Mount Yamnuska

    Attempt Date: January 19, 2013 Participants: Jeremy Stroman, Cory van der Linden, Patrick Latter Distance: 7.9 km Elevation Gain: 960m Max Elevation: 2230m Time: 7 Hours Weather: -5ºC (23ºF) Directions From Calgary head west on highway 1 and then take exit 114 to highway 1X, after 3.5km turn right onto […]

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    Athabasca Glacier

    Participants: Sarah, McLean, Patrick Latter Time: 2 hours Weather: -15.0 °C  Directions From Lake Louise, take the Icefields Parkway 1 hour north, to the Athabasca Glacier. Gear Snowshoes Food Water Warm ski jacket Warm fleece Warm socks (or 2 layers of socks) Toque Thermal underwear Snow-pants or gaiters Gloves Story The Athabasca Glacier is one […]

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    NYC 2012/2013 NYE

    Background These are a collection of photos from my recent trip to New York. The only photo that really requires an explanation is probably the man on the tracks. We were waiting for a train at the 34th street station, when this man crawled from underneath the train on the […]

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    Cross Country Skiing by a Full Moon

    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‘. […]

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    Building a Quiznee and Steel Wool Photography

    Story A quinzee is shelter that is made out of snow. It is different and much faster to build than an igloo because you start with solid pile snow and then dig out the inside. You want to ensure that where your starting has a significant amount of snow on […]

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    Shambhala 2012

    Shambhala is a music festival with a population of 10,000 nestled in a valley in southern BC, near the town of Salmo. It’s one my favourite places to keep coming back to and this year I had the honour of shooting on their media staff. There are far too many photos to […]

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    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 […]

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    “You can go to heaven if you want. I’d rather stay in Bermuda.”

    Background My brother worked in Bermuda teaching sailing for a few summers and we used to go visit him. Ever since then, we have made it an annual trip and Bermuda has become one of my favourite places in the world to visit. Mark Twain once said, “You can go to heaven […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    West Coast Trail

    Distance: 75km Total Time: 101 hours Participants: Patrick Latter, Jimmy Quigley, Carlyn Stilling, Michelle Wong Background Information on the Trail: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Coast_Trail We arrived in Port Renfrew on Sunday and camped in a nearby campground for the night. It was right on the beach and had a great view of the bay. […]

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    Waterton Lakes May Long Camping

    With the next 5 days off, we left Calgary Wednesday night for Waterton Lakes. The park is roughly 3.5 hours drive from Calgary, so we stopped in Claresholm for some food. They happened to be having a small classic car meetup at the A&W across from the Sunset Motel. A man, who […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]