Great Divide Trail - Assiniboine Pass Alternate Route
ElevationAscent: 1,675' 510 m
Descent: -491' -150 m
High: 7,222' 2,201 m
Low: 5,925' 1,806 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 51% (27°)
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“GDT Alternate Route over the forested Assiniboine Pass.”— Joan Pendleton
- 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
This Alternate Route was the main GDT route to Mt. Assiniboine until the more scenic Wonder Pass route became the main route, relegating this route to Alternate Route status. This route is predominately in the forest, including Assiniboine Pass. Thus, views are limited.
Please see the resources listed above under Need to Know for up to date detailed descriptions and valuable hiker information.
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