Hiking to Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park

Grinnell Glacier   Hike Profile Glacier Guide Difficulty Rating: Strenuous Elevation Gain: 1600 ft. (488 m) Mileage: 10.6 miles (17 km); take 3.4 mi (5.5 km) off the round trip by taking the boats, for a total trip of 7.2 miles. Hiking Time (estimate): 3½ to 4 hours to Grinnell Glacier, 1 hour for lunch, [...]

By |2019-08-13T12:45:27-07:00August 12th, 2019|

Siyeh Pass in Glacier National Park

Hiking Siyeh Pass   Siyeh Pass Hike Profile Glacier Guides Difficulty Rating: Strenuous.  Elevation Gain: 2,240 ft./683 m (3,440 ft./1,048 m descent) Mileage: 10.1 miles (16.3 km) round trip.  Hiking Time (estimate): Allow 3 ½ -4 hours to reach the pass, 1 hour for lunch, and 3- 3 ½ hours to complete your trip. Other: [...]

By |2019-08-02T10:29:10-07:00August 2nd, 2019|

Otokomi Lake in Glacier National Park

Hiking Otokomi Lake in Glacier National Park Hike Profile: Glacier Guide Difficulty Rating: Strenuous.  Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft. (579 m). Mileage: 10.4 miles (17.7 km) round trip.  Hiking Time (estimate): Allow 4 - 4 ½ hours to reach the lake, 1 hour for lunch, and 2½ - 3 hours to return. Other: Snow can linger [...]

By |2019-09-24T11:03:32-07:00July 26th, 2019|

Hiking Apikuni Falls in Glacier National Park

Apikuni Falls  Hike Profile Not only is there a debate on how Apikuni (or Appekunny) Falls is spelled, but also of its meaning, either “white-spotted robe” or “scabby robe.” The white man who earned the Indian name of “Apikuni” married into the Blackfeet tribe and lived with them for many years. “Scabby robe” refers to [...]

By |2019-07-12T14:21:37-07:00July 12th, 2019|

Hiking Highline Trail in Glacier National Park

The Highline Trail in Glacier National Park Hike Profile If expansive vistas and alpine meadows excite you, look no further than the Highline Trail! This trail traverses the western side of the Continental Divide, the glacially carved ridge that divides our continent'ss watersheds. This trail is characterized by gentle ups and down, until the final [...]

By |2019-07-08T12:39:30-07:00July 8th, 2019|

Huckleberry Lookout

Huckleberry Lookout in Glacier National Park Huckleberry Lookout definitely lives up to its name. In the late summer months, this trail is lined with juicy huckleberries, a delightful snack for the hungry hiker. Humans are not the only species who enjoy this sweet fruit, however. Huckleberry Mountain (6,593 ft.) is known as a bear paradise [...]

By |2019-06-26T11:12:29-07:00June 26th, 2019|

Spring in Glacier National Park

Welcome, Spring in Glacier National Park! It’s the time of year when everything starts happening in Glacier National Park. May and June mean springtime in the Rockies is at its best, and early visitors will enjoy better, uncrowded wildlife, waterfall, and wildflower viewing than visitors in the peak July-August season. There’s also opportunities to do [...]

By |2019-07-09T10:39:24-07:00May 21st, 2019|
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