Trip #9 – Original GDT – Oldman River Bridge Building, Hybrid Trip

This year we will bridge the Oldman River crossing on a GDT stretch that follows the Original GDT.  This trip is the ninth trip this summer. DATES: July 28 to August 1, 2022 SIZE: 10 people CAMP SET-UP: Kitchen & dining shelters, fire pit & latrine. FOOD: Volunteers will bring…


Great Divide Trail Association Annual General Meeting (GDTA AGM)

Elite Brewing & Cidery 1319 Edmonton Trail, Calgary, Alberta

Our Annual General Meeting is back in person! We are honored to have 2021 Outside Magazine's Outsider of the Year Lil' Buddha as our speaker Come join us at Elite Brewing on the evening of September 26th from 7:00-9:00 PM. We will have some mingling, followed by our honorary guest…

Free – $10

Banff Film Festival – Festival Marketplace

Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation, 2nd Floor, Banff Centre 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Alberta

The Banff Mountain Film Festival featuring live and online films of adventure stories and explorations around the world is coming to Banff, Alberta October 29 - November 6, 2022. In addition to the for-pay film showings, there are many exciting free events:  talks, exhibitions and the Festival Marketplace.  The Festival…


Great Divide Trail information night in Vernon BC

Valhalla Pure Outfitters 2814 48 Avenue, Vernon, BC

Enjoy a fun filled night of history and hiking Canada's Great Divide Trail by GDT Guidebook author, Dustin Lynx, and other veteran hikers. Wednesday, February 15 - Doors open at 6:30pm, event starts at 7:00pm. Reserve your free ticket on EventBrite. 


Tales from the Great Divide with Jenny Feick

Cranbrook History Centre 57 Van Horne Street South, Cranbrook, British Columbia

Join Dr Jenny Feick, author of Tales from the Great Divide, Vignettes on the Origins and Early History of Canada’s Great Divide Trail and Great Divide Trail Association for an evening of stories and photos about how the vision for the Great Divide Trail originated and its route devised. You…


Women’s Hiking/Backpacking Webinar

Do you have questions about hiking as a woman? Here's a webinar for women, by women. Join 3 panel speakers who will talk all about preparing for your first solo backpack or first backpack, safety, gear, and hygiene. Whether you are going out for a day hike or a thru-hike…


Risk Management Webinar

Join us as we talk about mitigating the three main natural hazards encountered in the Canadian Rockies: Fire, Snow and Water. Strategies for river crossings, dealing with snow or fire closures, and how this can impact your trip are discussed. We will also talk about the common sections along the…


Planning a Hike Along the Great Divide Trail Webinar

Whether you are interested in day hikes, weekend hikes, week-long hikes or a full thru-hike we will be discussing how to plan a GDT hike! The Great Divide Trail is more than a thru-hike. We will be discussing each section of the trail, the access and resupply points, as well…