My name is Tyler Garwood and I am hiking the Great Divide Trail (GDT) of Canada with my partner during the summer of 2022. I have been interested in thru-hiking from the day I learned about the PCT at the age of 15, now at 28 I am finally on my way to materializing the dream. I love all aspects outdoors and have been a guide, firefighter, and botanist as my professions. For fun, I like to read, run, climb, fly fish, cook, mountain bike, backpack, and just about any activity that gets me moving outside.
Section E: Saskatchewan Crossing, AB > Jasper, AB. 183km Over the next seven days, I was introduced to more vast landscapes. The
Section D: Field, BC > Saskatchewan Crossing, AB 105km Section D was the shortest
JULY 11: MT. SARRAIL > PALLISER RIVER. 26KM Freshly filled packs once again weigh on our shoulders and hips as
Our rest day, or Zero day as it is commonly called, was sufficient. We dined well, imbibed and did some ole’ fashion laundry. There was no laundry
The Great Divide Trail has been a Great Unifying Adventure. There is only one other activity I have done that compare to the difficulty and
It's the first day of the Great Divide Trail. We walked south for six kilometers, a rarity for the next two months as we head north 1,200 kilometers.
Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth - Mike Tyson, World Champion Boxer You may be thinking to yourself, how is this
Why am I hiking? That is a great question. Does there have to be a reason? Can it not be said that I am doing it for the joy of the
I am beyond excited to be sharing my adventures with you! My partner and I have been wading through a logistical swamp in preparation for the Great