July 2017 Trail and Road Conditions


Trail Conditions Update – July 29, 2017 Summer is in full swing on the Great Divide which means alpine wildflowers are blooming and wildfires are burning in some areas. Trails are mostly bare and dry, with some snow patches at higher elevations. Warm weather means rapid snow and ice melt …

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June 2017 Trail and Road Conditions


Trail Conditions Update – June 26, 2017 It’s transition time on the GDT and wildflowers are starting to bloom! Valley bottom trails at lower elevations vary from bare and dry to wet and muddy, while trails at higher elevation are still snow covered. With warmer weather, trail conditions can change …

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GDT Route Updates for 2017

Wonder Pass

Effective immediately, the GDTA is announcing a couple changes to the main route of the GDT as well as a two fantastic new alternate routes that will appear in Dustin Lynx’s forthcoming 3rd edition of his guidebook (expected to be released in early 2018). These new routes are all reflected in …

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Pathfinder Newsletter – Spring 2017


Happy Spring from the Great Divide Trail Association. We’re very excited about this upcoming summer and trail building and maintenance season. There is plenty of opportunity to connect with the wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and contribute to the protection, promotion and maintenance of the Great Divide Trail. This …

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