October 2015 Trail and Road Conditions

Trail Conditions Update – October 17, 2015 TRAILS: Fall colours are here! The GDT is experiencing good late season trail conditions with mainly dry trails at lower elevations. Expect snow above 2000 metres, some wet and slippery trail conditions, and nighttime and early morning temperatures below freezing. Be prepared for…

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GDTA Annual General Meeting

The Great Divide Trail Association’s Annual General Meeting will take place on September 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Alberta Wilderness Association office in Calgary. Join us for an evening of storytelling with Dustin Lynx, author of Hiking Canada’s Great Divide Trail, as he describes his solo adventure packrafting…

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September 2015 Trail and Road Conditions

Trail Conditions Update – September 23, 2015 TRAILS: Fall is here! Expect snow above 1500 metres, some wet and slippery trail conditions, and night and early morning temperatures below freezing. ELK RUTTING SEASON WARNING: It is elk rutting season until mid-October. Warning signs that read “ATTENTION – Elk Mating” have…

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Maligne Pass Trail Update

Update from Nathan Dahl, Association of Canadian Mountain Guides: I just got back from the decommissioned Maligne Pass trail, coming in at the Sunwapta Station and exiting at Maligne Lake. The trail alongside Poboktan Creek is in excellent shape and you should expect no difficulties. After you hit the Poboktan…

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June 2015 Trail and Road Conditions

Trail Conditions Update – June 17, 2015 WILDFIRE UPDATE: Currently there are no fire bans for the GDT but there is a wildfire burning near the southern boundary of the Willmore Wilderness Area about 15 km northeast of the GDT. TRAILS: Conditions are continuing to improve. Hiking trails at lower elevations…

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MEC Community Contributions Grant

The Great Divide Trail Association has received a MEC Community Contributions Grant to help fund this summer’s trail maintenance trip at Aldridge Creek! Thank you to MEC for continuing to support our efforts to establish our trail along Canada’s Great Divide!

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