GDT in Backpacker Magazine

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Backpacker Magazine’s Long Trails edition awarded the Great Divide Trail the title of “Wildest Thru-Hike” – Check out the article by Ted Alvarez here. Few blazes, fewer trail angels: Canada’s Great Divide Trail offers a rare chance to go back in time and experience the birth of a thru-hike.

Free 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass

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To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, Parks Canada is offering 2017 Discovery Passes for free. For all of 2017 this pass gives visitors unlimited access to National Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas and National Historic Sites across the country. Note that campground fees are not included in the Discovery Pass. Go …

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Pathfinder Newsletter – Autumn 2016

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Summer of 2016 was the most productive one yet for the Great Divide Trail Association! This Autumn edition of the Pathfinder Newsletter will provide a summary of our efforts including: Trail maintenance and building trips Trail Tales Oh The Peaks You Will See Annual General Meeting GDTA Photo Contest And well-deserved …

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Moose River Project – The Valley Sentinel

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Every year, horseback riders and hikers from around the world travel through the mountains on the Great Divide Trail behind the Robson Valley highway corridor. “Fires made travel very difficult through a large section of the trail within Robson Park, so travellers were challenged navigating their way with downed burned …

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