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, Chester Lake ended up being one of the most memorable.
Black Mountain snowshoe trail has great views of the city and is close to Vancouver.
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 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 bay) keeping a keen eye [...]
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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 EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II [...]
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 [...]
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 the shoulder at the winter [...]