Winter on the GDT – Assiniboine Escape

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by Deborah Yanchula Are you looking for a winter adventure in the mountains and lamenting your hiking boots retired for the season? Mount Assiniboine is the perfect, true winter experience.  Mount Assiniboine is a remote gem, inaccessible by road. It is about 20 km south of Sunshine Ski resort (as…

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GDTA Board of Directors Strategy Session

The GDTA Board and friends

by Donna Rutherford On January 11, Board members, the Organizational Excellence Committee and representatives from other GDTA committees gathered in Bantrel’s comfortable boardroom for some concentrated learning and at times challenging thinking about what makes for a living breathing strategic plan. The retreat was facilitated by Ken Larson of Champion…

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How to Avoid Road-Walking on the GDT

Awesome Barnaby Ridge

AND OTHER TRAIL UPDATES FOR 2020 By Brad Vaillancourt, Dan Durston and Rogier Gruys While there have been many improvements to the GDT other the past few years, there are still several sections of road walking that offer less than appealing hiking experiences, including the West Castle Road in Section…

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Pathfinder Newsletter – Autumn 2019

Pathfinder-Autumn 2019

This edition of the Pathfinder Newsletter includes articles from our AGM, a walk through Section C of the GDT, a summary of the past summer’s maintenance trips and information on the book launch of Tales from the Great Divide. Enjoy!    2019 President’s Report: Another amazing year for the GDTA!  Volunteer Appreciation: A big shout…

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