Big Sister

  Follow me on instagram 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 located a few kilometers past [...]

By |2017-06-07T12:55:55+00:00November 9th, 2016|Day Hikes|1 Comment

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 lot. The space is limited [...]

By |2017-06-07T12:57:04+00:00March 27th, 2013|Day Hikes|64 Comments

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'. Continue on around the reservoir [...]

By |2017-06-07T12:48:11+00:00January 3rd, 2013|Cross Country Skiing|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+00:00September 23rd, 2012|Day Hikes|261 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+00:00May 7th, 2012|Day Hikes|257 Comments