The Glacier Guides Blog

FAQ: Biking the Going-to-the-Sun Road In The Spring  

If you’re visiting Glacier National Park in May or June, biking the Going to the Sun Road is a must do!

Plan My Trip to Glacier National Park: The July Edition  

Vacation – we all want it. But not all of us want to plan it. So, here’s your July Glacier National Park Itinerary, from your Glacier National Park guides since 1983!

Plan My Trip to Glacier National Park: The December 2020 Edition  

Glacier National Park in December is typically silent and sparkling. It’s the last month of the year that the Sun Road and the Camas Road are plowed. We’ve had plenty of magical moments in the park in the darkest month of the year. If you’re thinking of visiting the park in December, you’ll need to… Read more »

Siyeh Pass In The Fall – Updated For 2021  

If you’re thinking of hiking Siyeh Pass in the fall, there are a few things you should know. It’s not every autumn that Siyeh Pass is still accessible to hikers. Glacier National Park can see snow every month of the year, and September snows are the rule, not the exception.

Plan My Trip To Glacier National Park: The November Edition  

November In Glacier National Park You can often see, and hear, your breath in November in Glacier National Park. Flaming trees and frosty meadows abound. The cold silence is thrilling to prepared visitors – but preparation is the key to success! Read on for our advice on Glacier National Park trips in November. What’s Open… Read more »

What To Expect In Glacier Park: Fall 2020  

Glacier Park Fall 2020 Expectations Last week, Glacier National Park issued a news release about what to expect in Glacier Park during Fall 2020. Our big takeaways are:  #1 No more potable water at Logan Pass after September 11, 2020. So be sure to fill up before you head up! #2 Going to the Sun… Read more »

Hike To Gunsight Lake  

Gunsight Lake Waterfalls, Moose Habitat, and Glaciers Galore The trail to Gunsight Lake makes for an incredibly scenic day. This hike is known for its up close and personal views of Blackfoot and Jackson glaciers on the way to the spectacular lake. Difficulty: Advanced. 12.6 miles, 1500 feet. This hike is challenging, but worth it! We… Read more »

Glacier National Park Adventures In The Time of COVID-19  

How We’re Preparing For A Safe Season With You: Glacier National Park Adventures In The Time of COVID-19 Updated 7-1-2020. Montana’s famous wide open spaces have always been good for the soul, but in times of pandemic, they’ve been good for infection rates, too. Here at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, we are committed to… Read more »

Plan My Trip To Glacier National Park: The September Edition – Updated for 2021  

Glacier Park In September Ah, Glacier Park in September. As the sun’s angle shifts, the mood here does, too. Everything goes golden and slows down. It’s an amazing and relaxing time of the year to visit. Let’s plan out the perfect Glacier Park in September itinerary! Note: this is a general itinerary for September. Specific… Read more »