Iceberg Lake in September

Fall Hiking in Glacier National Park In the fall, the answer to the question "What is the best time of year to visit Glacier National Park?" is easily answered for hikers. The best time to visit Glacier is autumn, of course, if you're a hiker. With a bit of planning and preparation for the possibility [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|

Autumnal Equinox

First Day of Fall in Glacier National Park Who's ready for the fall equinox, the first day of fall in Glacier National Park? After all, it's been a wild year in Northwest Montana! After a beautifully snowy winter and a wet spring, we launched into an incredibly hot and dry summer. The endless sunshine certainly [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|

Remembering A Grand Lady

The Loss of Sperry Chalet, 1913-2017 The outpouring of emotion at the loss of Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park has been almost as overwhelming to us as the loss of the chalet itself. Or herself. Because she was 104 years old, and she had plenty of personality. Sperry Chalet in August 2016 [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|

Sprague Fire Update

2017 Glacier National Park Fires You've had your trip to Glacier National Park planned for months now. But you keep seeing MONTANA WILDFIRES in the news. So, what's the status of the 2017 Glacier National Park fires? How will they impact your trip, if at all? We've been Glacier National Park concession partners for 35 [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|

Dawson-Pitamakin

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Dawson-Pitamakin But Were Afraid to Ask: Long Hike in Glacier National Park Recently, we rounded up the best easy, moderate, and challenging Glacier National Park hikes. Today, we're talking about the biggest on-trail, expert-level, long hike in Glacier National Park, known to locals as Daw-Pit, or Dawson-Pitamakin, or [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|

Challenging Glacier National Park Hikes

4 Best Challenging Glacier National Park Hikes Are you ready to graduate from easy and intermediate hikes in Glacier National Park? You've gotten familiar with bear spray, blister prevention and treatment, and how to treat water? Awesome. You may be ready for what we like to call challenging Glacier National Park hikes! These are strenuous [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|