great divide trail

Section A of the Great Divide Trail

Section A of the Great Divide Trail

Ok Kelly, I’ve figured out all of my permits, I know where I need them, when I need to book and where I need to go, but, what are all...

Jan 14, 2020 : Kelly McDonald
Wildlife Safety on the Great Divide Trail

Wildlife Safety on the Great Divide Trail

Let me start by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. To safe and sublime adventures in 2020. As the Great Divide Trail (GDT) winds its way north, it passes through...

Jan 7, 2020 : Kelly McDonald
Permits on the Great Divide Trail – Part 2

Permits on the Great Divide Trail – Part 2

This is part two of an article on how to obtain permits on the Great Divide Trail (GDT). Check out part one here, which covers Waterton Lakes National Park to...

Dec 4, 2019 : Kelly McDonald
Permits on the Great Divide Trail – Part 1

Permits on the Great Divide Trail – Part 1

One of the most complex items to sort out when hiking the Great Divide Trail (GDT) is permits. The trail winds through five national arks, 11 provincial parks, wilderness, and...

Nov 25, 2019 : Kelly McDonald
History of the Great Divide Trail

History of the Great Divide Trail

The First Nations have called this part of Western Canada home for more than 10,000 years, developing a rich and varied culture throughout the region. Today, the Great Divide Trail...

Nov 18, 2019 : Kelly McDonald
It’s Fine- Everything You Ever Need to Know About the GDT

It’s Fine- Everything You Ever Need to Know About the GDT

I'm going to come right out and say it: I'm a bad blogger. I got on trail and just didn't feel like typing when I was in town. I wish...

Oct 25, 2019 : PsuedoSloth