GDT Photo Galleries

The Great Divide Trail

Take a visual journey on the Great Divide Trail! Browse our albums that provide teasers of the beauty of the trail; stop to smell the roses and observe tracks, plants and wildlife found along the trail; or prepare yourself to be a trail volunteer by looking at photos from our…

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Pathfinder Newsletter – January 2015

GDTA 2014

2014 was a busy and productive year for the Great Divide Trail Association. Here are just a few things we accomplished last year: Celebrated the one year anniversary of the re-establishment of the GDTA on April 5; Increased our community in-person outreach by presenting and recruiting volunteers at several locations…

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Pathfinder Newsletter – November 2014

Trail building

It was a busy and productive summer for the Great Divide Trail Association! Here’s what we’ve been up to… Hidden Creek Trail Maintenance Trip From July 24 to 27, the GDTA Volunteer Trail Crew performed much needed trail maintenance in the Hidden Creek area. We repaired damage to the trail…

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November 2014 Trail and Road Conditions

Snowy trail

Trail Conditions Update – NOVEMBER 18, 2014 Winter has arrived in the Rocky Mountains! Snow has fallen on all of the GDT with significant accumulation at higher elevations. Expect snowy, slippery, wet or muddy trail conditions. Snow cleats or snowshoes are recommended. Temperatures are below freezing so be prepared for all weather…

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October 2014 Trail and Road Conditions

Fall on the GDT

Trail Conditions Update – OCTOBER 7, 2014 Fall colours are here! Fresh snow has fallen on most of the GDT and has begun accumulating at higher elevations. Expect slippery, wet and muddy trail conditions but most trails are still passable. Nighttime and early morning temperatures are below freezing so be prepared for…

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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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