Glacier Guides & Montana Raft Blog

Glacier Guides & Montana Raft makes monthly contributions to this blog with subjects on all things rafting, hiking, fishing, biking and lodging in and around Glacier National Park as well as relevant news and information about Glacier National Park.

5 Ways To Be A More Environmentally Responsible Business  

Glacier Guides and Montana Raft: Our Tips On Being An Environmentally Responsible Business For many years, employees at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft have worked on a program to help our company become a more environmentally responsible business. We provide rafting, hiking, fishing, biking, lodging, and equipment rentals in and around Glacier National Park. As such, we… Read more »

Granite Park Chalet, Glacier National Park - Glacier Guides & Montana Raft
How To Get A Reservation At Granite Park Chalet  

A frequently asked question around here is how to get a reservation at Granite Park Chalet. And it’s a question we love, as the experience provided by Granite Park Chalet is one we would wish on everyone. After all, how else do you get to see Glacier’s star studded skies from the backcountry without having… Read more »

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The Impact of Eco-Tourism: Protecting Glacier National Park  

Glacier National Park covers over a million acres of land, is amoungst one of the country’s largest National Parks, has two mountain ranges, 130 lakes and one of the most diverse ecosystems in North America. Additionally, the landscape is said to be over 170 million years old, specifically the mountain ranges, which formed in an… Read more »

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Short Hikes, Big Reward - Glacier National Park  

Glacier has over 700 miles of trails in it’s beautiful, rugged terrain. If you’re visiting Glacier, you’re probably planning other activities, inside and outside of the park, and how to best use your short amount of time in the area. While we are sure there are some true butt-kicking hikes in your list (take a… Read more »

10 reasons to explore glacier with a guide
10 Reasons To Explore Glacier With A Guide  

There are so many blogs, books and shows out in the world that show people exploring on their own. Sure, it definitely gives you a sense of independence and flexibility, but you could be missing out on an epic and unforgettable Glacier National Park vacation when you ditch the guide. We have a never ending… Read more »

Top 5 Pit Toilets in Glacier National Park  

Okay, we know what you’re thinking. Why are you writing about the pit toilets in Glacier National Park? Well, first of all, using the rest room is part of the human experience. Wherever you go, you’re going to need to “go,” if you will. Second, Glacier National Park has some of the best (if not… Read more »

Biking Going-to-the-Sun Road
Self-Guided Bike Tour Glacier National Park  

In the months of May and June (and sometimes early July!) the place is be is Going-to-the-Sun Road on a bike or an e-bike. Biking the Going-to-the-Sun Road is definitely a bucket list activity, especially in the spring before it opens to cars. We guide this incredible adventure and it’s an experience we would wish… Read more »

Glenns Lake Foot, 4-Day Backpacking Itinerary - Belly River Glacier National Park
4-Day Backpacking Itinerary - Belly River Glacier National Park  

Glacier National Park has over 700 miles of trails, which means endless possibilities and routes for an epic 4-day backpacking adventure. If you didn’t know before, when you go with a guide (Like Glacier Guides) we take care of every little detail to ensure your backpacking trip is enjoyable and memorable from beginning to end…. Read more »

Beginner's Guide to Backpacking Glacier National Park  

Glacier Guides & Montana Raft has a wide variety of backpacking trips that can suit any skill level. Our trips are also designed to be accessible and affordable, so when you book with us, you don’t need to worry about breaking the bank. If you’re new to the backpacking scene but are looking to take… Read more »