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 exit. Then follows the signs [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:56:52+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Day Hikes|31 Comments

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 area. Gear Hiking Boots Food [...]

By | 2017-06-07T13:00:23+00:00 July 26th, 2013|Overnight Hikes|49 Comments

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 and follows the north side [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:56:57+00:00 June 23rd, 2013|Day Hikes|55 Comments

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 [cetsEmbedGmap src=http://maps.google.ca/maps?q=grassi+Lakes&hl=en&ll=51.072684,-115.405916&spn=0.006182,0.009516&sll=54.498365,-115.000188&sspn=35.544597,95.756836&hnear=Grassi+Lakes&t=m&z=17 width=768 height=768 marginwidth=0 marginheight=0 frameborder=0 scrolling=no] 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 [...]

By | 2017-06-07T00:35:50+00:00 June 2nd, 2013|Climbing|31 Comments

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 post all of them on [...]

By | 2017-06-07T00:56:07+00:00 October 12th, 2012|Festivals|446 Comments

“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 if you want. I'd rather [...]

By | 2017-06-07T00:56:41+00:00 September 25th, 2012|Travel|346 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