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...

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...

2020: New Editions of Gem Trek Maps (Round 2)

Announcing the release of two new editions of Gem Trek Maps: Banff Mount Assiniboine Map (9th edition) and the Icefields Parkway Map (4th edition), which were printed on waterproof and tear-proof paper by the Burke Group in Edmonton. These two maps feature our our new...

Press Checking Our New Gem Trek Editions

One of the most-loved features of Gem Trek Maps is that the map set features a distinctive colour scheme that makes readability of the topography a breeze. To ensure similarity between maps and between editions a press check is important, so we always spend a day or...

2020: New Editions of Gem Trek Maps

Announcing the release of four new editions of Gem Trek maps: Canadian Rockies Map (12th edition), Southwest Alberta and Southeast British Columbia Map (7th edition), Southwest British Columbia and Northern Washington Map (4th edition) and Lake O’Hara Map (5th...

2019: New Editions of Gem Trek Maps

Announcing the release of two new editions of Gem Trek maps: Canmore and Kananaskis Village (7th edition) and Kananaskis Lakes (7th edition), which were printed on waterproof and tear-proof paper by the Burke Group in Edmonton. The cartography update for both maps was...