A GDT Honeymoon


By Pete Michelinie and Cassidy Metcalf My wife Cassidy and I took to the Great Divide Trail in July 2015 for our honeymoon and had an amazing adventure. To give you a brief background, I have been in love with long distance hiking since walking the Appalachian Trail after graduating …

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Spring 2016 Trail and Road Conditions Update


Trail Conditions Update – April 30, 2016 Spring is in the air! This is transition time on the GDT. Hiking trails at lower elevations vary from bare and muddy to slushy and icy, while trails at higher elevation remain snowbound with potential avalanche risk. Trails can be icy in the …

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The Great Divide Trail Turns 50


by Dustin Lynx What a delight to come across a booth of eager volunteers promoting the Great Divide Trail Association (GDTA) at the recent Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival. I chatted with Dave Hockey, one of the board members, while he swiped my credit card through a device on …

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