Spring 2017 Trail and Road Conditions Update

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Trail Conditions Update – May 1, 2017 Spring is in the air! This is transition time on the GDT. Valley bottom trails at lower elevations vary from bare and muddy to slushy and icy, while trails at higher elevation remain snowbound. With warmer weather, trail conditions can change quickly, from …

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Charlie Russell talks at Sold Out GDTA Fundraiser

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Charlie Russell spoke to a sold out crowd of hiking enthusiasts, GDTA supporters, Girl Guides, Scouts at the John Dutton theatre in Calgary on March 21st.    Charlie Russell has spent the better part of 55 years studying and living with grizzlies and his philosophy boils down to: “They (grizzly bears) …

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Pathfinder Newsletter – Winter 2017

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The trail may be sleeping all snug under it’s winter coat, but the GDTA is busy as ever and has some exciting news to share in this Winter edition of the Pathfinder Newsletter, including: The release of our Trail Maintenance Trip Schedule and Call for Volunteers Setting of our 2017 …

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Backcountry Kitchen

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Let’s Get Dehydrated! By: Shannon Budesilic Any back-country dehydrating enthusiasts out there? This weekend, I managed to dehydrate some beautiful kiwi (little green, sweet gems) and some saskatoons and cranberries. The saskatoons, being a little dry already, turned out a little like saska-raisins, which are cool little blue shriveled things …

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