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Great Divide Trail - Sunshine Village Alternate Route

Intermediate

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2.0 mile 3.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 544' 166 m
Descent: -376' -115 m
High: 7,734' 2,357 m
Low: 7,235' 2,205 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 28% (16°)

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GDT Alternate Route through ski area meadows to Sunshine Village and its access road.

Joan Pendleton

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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 C (Kananaskis Lakes to Field) Alternate Route.

This Alternate Route goes through the Sunshine Village ski slopes to Sunshine Village that is on a road, thus providing resupply access and opportunities to go into Banff.

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

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in Alberta

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