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Great Divide Trail - Elkan Creek Alternate Route

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GDT Alternate Route through the forest along Elkan Creek.


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2.5

Miles

4.0

KM

Point to Point

6,219' 1,895 m

High

5,640' 1,719 m

Low

595' 181 m

Up

17' 5 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Commonly Backpacked · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Need to Know

Resources regularly updated with the latest conditions and other information are:
- GDTA website www.greatdividetrail.com
- Dustin Lynx book "Hiking Canada's Great Divide Trail"
- GDT App
- Ryan Silk's GDT Map Atlas
- Gem Trek maps

Description

Great Divide Trail - Section B (Coleman to Kananaskis Lakes) Alternate Route.

This Alternate Route is a slightly shorter, easier route into Kananaskis than the main GDT route. It is about 0.7 miles shorter, but it misses Elk Lakes and Fox Lake.

Please see the resources listed above under Need to Know for up to date detailed descriptions and valuable hiker information.

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Shared By:

Joan Pendleton

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#165

in Alberta

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