November 2015 Trail and Road Conditions

Snowy trail

Trail Conditions Update – November 1, 2015 Winter is coming! The GDT has experienced an unusually long fall hiking season with some lower elevation trails still snowfree. At higher elevations expect fresh snow and wet or icy trail conditions, with temperatures falling below freezing. Conditions can change quickly so be prepared for all weather conditions …

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The Little VW That Could


or “How We Skewered a Volkswagen” By Dave Higgins All the recent brouhaha surrounding Volkswagens rigged to pass emissions testing brings to mind the time we had our own jury-rigged VW, which is a much happier story as it was instrumental in helping us survey the original route of the …

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October 2015 Trail and Road Conditions

Fall on the GDT

Trail Conditions Update – October 17, 2015 TRAILS: Fall colours are here! The GDT is experiencing good late season trail conditions with mainly dry trails at lower elevations. Expect snow above 2000 metres, some wet and slippery trail conditions, and nighttime and early morning temperatures below freezing. Be prepared for …

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Pathfinder Newsletter – Summer 2015


Hello all, Summer is here and that means it’s time to get back up into the mountains! A warm spring has resulted in a rapid snow melt and most of the GDT is snow-free earlier than normal this hiking season. Trail Maintenance 2015 Plans are confirmed for our GDT Trail …

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