August 2021 Trail and Road Conditions

Racehorse Shoulder

Trail Conditions Update – August 1, 2021 Wildflowers are blooming and it’s berry season! Trails are generally dry and in fairly good condition but expect some wet and muddy sections particularly during periods of rain.  TRAIL CLOSURES AND NOTICES:  COVID-19: We encourage everyone who spends time on the GDT this year…

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July 2021 Trail and Road Conditions

Burgess Pass

Trail Conditions Update – July 30, 2021 Wildflowers are blooming! While pandemic recovery continues and the world slowly reopens, staying active in the outdoors is an excellent way to keep your body and mind healthy. We encourage everyone who spends time on the GDT this year to do so safely…

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GDTA Spring 2021 Webinars


by Charlene Deck This spring, the Outreach Committee presented two webinars to help hikers prepare for the trails this summer: one on trip planning and safety and one on gear selection. Trip Planning and Safety Keri Bowzaylo, an ultra-runner, fitness professional, and apprentice interpretive guide, showed us how to plan…

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Thinking Outside the Donation Box


By Mary Jane Kreisel June is an exciting month for the Great Divide Trail Association! Our volunteer trail building trips in BC and Alberta are about to begin. Hikers from far and wide will soon embark on a thru-hike of a lifetime on the GDT. Others will attempt a challenging…

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