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Great Divide Trail - Iron Ridge Alternate Route

Intermediate/Difficult

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2.0 mile 3.2 kilometer point to point
79% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 765' 233 m
Descent: -285' -87 m
High: 5,215' 1,590 m
Low: 4,475' 1,364 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 44% (24°)

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GDT Alternate Route that climbs a low ridge for 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 B (Coleman to Kananaskis Lakes) Alternate Route.

This Alternate Route bypasses a road run, and instead climbs Iron Ridge, a low ridge with nice views.

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

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#7

in Southern AB

#134

in Alberta

#14,792

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