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black Great Divide Trail - Mt Rowe/Sage Pass Alternate Route

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9.6 mile 15.5 kilometer point to point
70% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 2,925' 891 m
Descent: -3,818' -1,164 m
High: 8,196' 2,498 m
Low: 6,857' 2,090 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (8°)
Max Grade: 43% (23°)

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Trail shared by Joan Pendleton

GDT Alternate Route on a high ridge on the Continental Divide. Awesome views!

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 A (Canada/USA Border to Coleman) Alternate Route.

This Alternate Route follows an open, high, rocky, alpine ridge crest that is part of the Continental Divide. It parallels the main GDT route that is slightly to the east below the ridge top. Views in all directions!

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

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