Great Divide Trail - Elkan Creek Alternate Route
ElevationAscent: 595' 181 m
Descent: -17' -5 m
High: 6,219' 1,895 m
Low: 5,640' 1,719 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 24% (13°)
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“GDT Alternate Route through the forest along Elkan Creek.”— 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 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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Land Manager: BC Parks - Elk Lakes Provincial Park