Great Divide Trail - Northover Ridge Alternate Route
ElevationAscent: 5,333' 1,625 m
Descent: -5,242' -1,598 m
High: 9,064' 2,763 m
Low: 5,537' 1,688 m
GradeAvg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 86% (41°)
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“GDT Alternate Route that passes lakes, creeks, and meadows before climbing to run along the Continental Divide. Views!”— 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 runs along Upper Kananaskis Lake, crosses a creek, goes through meadows, and then climbs up onto the Continental Divide. Following the snowy and icy Continental Divide, the views are awesome. It eventually drops back down to rejoin the main GDT Route.
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