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Glacier Guides was chosen as the exclusive backpacking guide service in Glacier National Park. We offer adventure travel from day hiking, chalets, hike / raft combos, multi-day backpack, inn trips and safari trips that are ecologically friendly in Glacier National Park. Family or custom adventures are available. Come experience Glacier Park with our ecologically friendly, experienced guides, with quality equipment, and homemade backpacking meals. With over 700 miles of trails in the Park, the choices for hikes are extensive, and we offer trips to accommodate all ability levels. Day hikes in Glacier Park are also available every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday or by request. Custom hikes are a great choice for just your group or family.

Backpacking Trips

And Other Overnight Hiking Adventures

Guided backpacking glacier

3 Day Backpack – A Taste of Glacier

Want to experience Glacier’s backcountry, but don’t have tons of time or your not super experienced in backpacking?  Try out this short and sweet 3-day trip.

Rate:

$555 per person

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4 Day Backpack – Exploring Glacier

Enjoy 4 days in Glacier’s splendid backcountry, where you will get to experience more remote parts of the park that day travelers don’t ever get to see.

Rate:

$740 per person

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6 Day Backpack – A Week in the Wilderness

Get off the beaten path with this 6-day trip.  Spend your days hiking through forests, meadows, and over alpine passes then sleep under the star-studded Montana skies.

Rate:

$1110 per person

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10 Day Backpack – Continental Divide

Want to get away from civilization for a while?  Unplug and recharge with this 10-day trip.  It’s perfect for those that want extended time in Glacier’s more remote backcountry.

Rate:

$1850 per person

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4 Day Boomer Backpack in Glacier

Tour Glacier’s backcountry with fit folks with some years under their belt.  Preference is given to those with a National Park Senior Pass.  Sherpa included to lighten your pack by about 6 to 8 lbs..

Rate:

$940 per person

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5 Day Boomer Backpack in Glacier

Enjoy 5 days in Glacier with folks that may be up in years but are still up for some adventure.  Porter will lighten your pack by about 6 to 8 lbs.

Rate:

$1175 per person

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Custom Backpack Trip in Glacier Park

Let us tailor a backcountry experience for you.  Perfect for those that have special requests, younger children, or want a more personal experience.

Rate:

$210 per person per day (4 pers. minimum required)

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Guided hiking to Grinnell Glacier

5 Day Glacier Challenge

The “greatest hits of Glacier” for hikers that want more challenging hikes.  Let us take care of the logistics while you explore trails with our guides by day, and sleep under the stars by night.

Rate:

$1360 per person

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Hiking Glacier Park Iceberg Lake

5 Day Best of Glacier Tour

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016, we invite you to join us on The Best of Glacier Tour – an opportunity to experience many of Glacier National Park’s bucket list adventures.

Rate:

$1750 per person

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Grinnell Glacier Overlook

Granite Park Chalet: 3 Day Hut Hike

Get the best of both worlds by experiencing Glacier’s backcountry and stay in the comfort of a rustic and historic chalet without having to carry a heavy pack.

Rate:

$822 per person

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Hiking to Sperry Glacier

Sperry Chalet: 3 Day Hut Hike

Go back in time and experience Glacier the way folks did in the 1920’s.  Ride by horse up to a historic chalet and get the chance to hike to one of Glacier’s last remaining glaciers.

Rate:

$1197 per person

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Swiftcurrent Lookout Glacier

Ultimate 6 Day Chalet Tour

Can’t decide which backcountry chalet to go to?  Go to both!  Experience some of Glacier’s most splendid backcountry without carrying a heavy pack.

Rate:

$2118 per person (if traveling solo add $99 for single supplement.)

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Hiking highline Trail

5 Day Granite/Cabin Float

Spend 3 days hiking in Glacier’s alpine and staying at the historical Granite Park Chalet.  Then pair it with a relaxing float along the Wild and Scenic North Fork of the Flathead River.

Rates:

Adult: $1370.10 (if traveling solo add $99 for single supplement.)

Youth: $1280.10

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Sperry Glacier

5 Day Sperry Hike/Cabin Float

Go back in time with this guest favorite.  Hike and stay in Glacier’s backcountry at the historical Sperry Chalet, then float down the relaxing and scenic North Fork of the Flathead River.

Rates:

Adult: $1745.10 (if traveling solo add $99 for single supplement.)
Youth: $1655.10

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Hiking the Highline Trail

5 Day Hike/Raft

Combine 3 days in Glacier’s beautiful backcountry with a 2-day raft trip down the southern border of the park.  A great introduction to what Glacier Park has to offer.

Rate:

$892.50 per person

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Backpacking Glacier

6 Day Hike/Raft

Spend 4 days of backpacking in Glacier Park with 2 days of fun on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River.  The perfect way to spend your vacation.

Rate:

$1077.50 per person

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Backpacking in Glacier Park

8 Day Hike/Raft

Unplug and recharge with this fantastic combination of 6 days in Glacier’s backcountry and 2 days on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River.  You won’t want to go home.

Rate:

$1447.50 per person

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Backpacking in Glacier Park

Porter

Want to get into Glacier’s backcountry but don’t want to carry a heavy pack?  Get one of our porters to carry up to 50 lbs of your gear for you.

Rates:

$200 per day per sherpa if on a guided trip with us.

$280 per day per sherpa for non guided trips.

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