A Thru-hiker Account

Trail Tales: A Thru-hiker Account By Fabian Kurte The bachelor’s thesis is done. The certificate is still not printed but I am already dreaming about the wild North American Rocky Mountains. I want to get away; for a while at least. Experience some of the nicest backcountry, do it at …

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October 2016 Trail and Road Conditions

Fall on the GDT

Trail Conditions Update – October 14, 2016 Fall colours are here, and so is the snow! Fresh snow has fallen on most of the GDT. Expect snow above 1500 metres with wet, icy and slippery trail conditions, and wet and muddy sections at lower elevations with recent rainfall or snow melt. …

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High Rock Trail – 2016

Cutting the ribbon on the first new section of the GDT in 30 years!

From July 20-24, 2016, the Great Divide Trail Association sent in our largest crew ever to begin construction of the first new section of the GDT in thirty years. 26 hard-working volunteers worked to clear the forested corridor, establish tread and flag future trail in what will become the High …

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September 2016 Trail and Road Conditions

GDT Autumn

Trail Conditions Update – September 22, 2016 Fall is here and that means shorter days and quickly changing weather conditions in the mountains. Temperatures are dropping below freezing, and fresh snow has fallen and started to accumulate at higher elevations. Most trails have wet and muddy sections in areas with recent …

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