September 2014 Trail and Road Conditions

GDT Autumn

Trail Conditions Update – SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 Autumn is fast approaching, the leaves are changing and fresh snow has fallen on the southern portion of the GDT! Expect nighttime and early morning temperatures below freezing and fresh snowfall at higher elevations at anytime. The elk rutting season has begun and…

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GDTA Annual General Meeting

AGM Invitation

The Great Divide Trail Association (GDTA) Annual General Meeting will take place on September 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Alberta Wilderness Association office in Calgary. Following the formal AGM agenda, there will be a special acknowledgment of the 40th Anniversary of the Great Divide Trail with some of the…

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Hidden Creek – 2014

Trail building

Twenty-one volunteers spent four days (July 24 to 27, 2014) working to repair damage to the Great Divide Trail caused by the June 2013 floods and re-established the trail from Tornado Saddle to the ridge crest north of Hidden Creek. Two bridges over South Hidden Creek were built, trail and…

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August 2014 Trail and Road Conditions

Trail Conditions Update – AUGUST 12, 2014 The GDT is mostly dry and snowfree, and wildflowers are in bloom! As a result of last summer’s flood damage to the trail and bridges, some trails remain closed in 2014 (see below). It is recommended that anyone planning to hike the GDT…

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