Gem Trek Kananaskis Country Maps
Gem Trek Maps began in the early 1990s with the production of a map to Kananaskis Country (read about our earliest Kananaskis Country Maps). Today we have four Kananaskis Country Maps, each printed on waterproof and tear-resistant paper. The four Gem Trek Kananaskis...
Marketplace at the Banff Mountain Film Festival
After a pandemic hiatus, it was great to be back at the Banff Mountain Film Festival, displaying our maps at the Festival Marketplace. Lots of familiar faces from Banff and beyond, as well as many first-time festival goers.
2022: New Gem Trek Map Editions
Announcing the release of five new editions of Gem Trek maps: Bragg Creek & Sheep Valley Map (7th edition) Jasper Maligne Lake Map (9th edition) Kootenay National Park Map (6th edition) Lake Louise & Yoho Map (11th edition) Banff-Egypt Lake Map (2nd edition)...
2022 Gem Trek Maps Press Check
After many months of research, fact checking, and editing, it's always a joy to visit with our printer and watch each new edition roll off the press. Our maps are printed here in Alberta by the Burke Group, who have been working with Gem Trek for decades. With over...
Gem Trek Maps in the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide
Gem Trek Maps are used in the new edition of the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide. Since first being published in 1971, the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide has used black and white line-drawing maps to illustrate trails. Through a co-operative agreement for the new edition,...
Gem Trek Maps featured in Calgary Herald gift guide
Thanks to Jody Robbins for including Gem Trek Maps in a list of gifts to "encourage healthy, inspired living" in the 2021 Calgary Herald Gift Guide. Our maps were featured along with another Banff company, Jolene's Tea House.
Gem Trek Maps featured in Calgary Herald outdoor gear list
Thanks to "Powder" Matt for including Gem Trek Maps in his Calgary Herald list of must-have outdoor gear ideas for winter. He writes: Go old school with Gem Trek Maps as you drool over mountain destinations to the West, or dream of spectacular Canadian Rockies...
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.
Gem Trek maps featured by Explore Magazine
We've been working with Explore Magazine on a number of marketing initiatives this year, including this You Tube feature showing the waterproof qualities of Gem Trek Maps.
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 springtime....