May 2015 Trail and Road Conditions

fire ban

FIRE BAN: Due to the unusually warm and dry spring weather, effective May 25, 2015, Alberta is applying a full fire ban within Alberta’s Forest Protection Area which includes all of the GDT in Alberta outside of the National Parks. The full fire ban prohibits all open fires, including campfires in campgrounds or …

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Pathfinder Newsletter – April 2015

Fording River Pass

After one of the mildest winters in a long time, the snow levels in the mountains are unusually low and melting fast. With this warm spring weather, we are all looking forward to getting back up in the mountains and on the Great Divide soon! Trail Maintenance 2015 Where: Aldridge …

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April 2015 Trail and Road Conditions

mountains-springtime

Trail Conditions Update – APRIL 17, 2015 Spring 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 morning but warm daytime temperatures are …

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