4th of July in Glacier National Park

If the national parks are America's best idea, then the best way to celebrate America's independence is in a national park. Call us biased, but we think spending the 4th of July in Glacier National Park can't be beat! Here are our favorite ways to enjoy Independence Day in Glacier Country. Cut Bank Camping Pack [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|

Best Intermediate Hikes in Glacier National Park: West Side Edition

There are 734 fabulous miles of trails in Glacier National Park, often referred to as the Hiker's National Park. Glacier holds over a million acres of wonder, and you really can't pick a "bad" trail. After all, hiking is always what you make of it. But today I'm going to play favorites, and talk about [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|

Best Intermediate Hikes in Glacier National Park: East Side Edition

You don't have to be a Spartan Race competitor to experience Glacier's incredible backcountry. In decent shape? Even more importantly, have an upbeat, can-do attitude? Got a daypack and broken in hiking boots? You might be ready to check out the best intermediate hikes in Glacier National Park! This post lays out the best of the [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|

Rivers, Roads, and Trails Report: June 1, 2017

Hello from Glacier Guides and Montana Raft! Today marks the beginning of our 35th summer leading adventures in and around Glacier National Park. We're proud to be the exclusive Glacier National Park backpacking partner since 1983! Each week from Memorial Day to Labor Day, we gather up all the information you need for yourself and [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|

Top 7 Things to Do When the Going to the Sun Road is Closed

This week, my favorite Glacier Guides and Montana Raft caller hails from Athens, Georgia, where I occasionally attended classes in the late 90s. At any rate, this caller and I immediately bonded over grits and the Georgia Theatre. He had just checked in to our charming Guest House and wanted to know what to do when the Going to [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|

Overnight Whitewater Rafting Glacier National Park

How To Sleep Under Glacier National Park's Star Studded Skies Without Carrying A Heavy Pack As always, around here, the phone's been ringing and I've been making friends. A particularly sweet voice this week beseeched me: how can I sleep under Glacier National Park's star studded skies without carrying a heavy pack? And although I could've [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|

Apply Today to Be Our Adventure Intern!

Video Specialist Needed Video Specialist needed to capture gorgeous Glacier National Park images, like this one of Iceberg Lake. ISO: Video Specialist Who Loves Glacier National Park Adventures Want to spend the most amazing week of your life whitewater rafting, floating, fishing, biking, backpacking, and hiking in and around Glacier National Park? YES! [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|