Gem Trek Maps featured on CTV

Thanks to Lori Beattie, a longtime supporter of Gem Trek Maps, for featuring us on CTV last week. Watch the video here. Lori is a hiking guide who offers tours through¬†Fit Frog Adventures.  

Changing Weather in the Canadian Rockies

This spring has seen some very unsettled weather – snow one day, sunny and mid-teens the next, followed by more snow. These weather patterns are not uncommon in mountainous regions worldwide, and here in the Canadian Rockies it’s expected, especially in...

Glacial Recession at the Columbia Icefield

Our map updates comprise lots of work out in the field – walking trails with GPS, updating photos, working with Parks Canada and local businesses to ensure accuracy, and fact checking everything from campground facilities to trail elevation gains. For the new...

Gem Trek’s Columbia Icefield Map – New Edition

Announcing the release of the 6th edition of Gem Trek’s Columbia Icefield Map, which was printed on waterproof and tear-proof paper by the Burke Group in Edmonton. The most important (and interesting) change to this edition was the redrawing of glacial extents...