High Rock Trail Grand Opening Ceremony

Chinook Lake Recreation Area Allison Creek Rd., Coleman, Alberta, Canada

The new High Rock Trail is open! Many thanks to all of our sponsors, supporters and the incredible volunteers who worked so hard over the past 7 years to build this new trail! It is now time to celebrate this awesome achievement at the High Rock Trail Grand Opening Ceremony.…


Trip #8 – High Rock Trail, Hybrid Trip

This year we will be holding 7 trail building trips on the High Rock Trail (HRT) in June and July, as we prepare for the official opening of the HRT this summer!  This trip is the last High Rock Trail trip this summer. DATES: July 23 to 27, 2022 SIZE:…


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, Canada

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, Canada

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, Canada

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…