Glacier National Park Backpacking Trips

Have you ever wondered what the stars look like on Glacier National Park backpacking trips? Glacier Guides was chosen by the National Park Service as the exclusive backpacking guide service in Glacier National Park in 1983. Let us show you why we’ve been the park’s backcountry partner for 35 years!

Glacier National Park Backpacking Trips

With over 700 miles of trails, the choices for Glacier National Park backpacking trips are extensive. We offer packages to accommodate all ability and enthusiasm levels. Glacier is huge and the choices can be overwhelming – pick up the phone and call us to discuss which Glacier National Park backpacking trip will bring you and yours the most joy!

3 Days Backpacking in Glacier National Park – A Taste of Glacier

Want to experience Glacier’s backcountry, but don’t have tons of time?  Try out this short and sweet 3-day trip. You walk, we cook. Oh, and the views are incredible.

Rate:

$555 per person

4 Days Backpacking in Glacier National Park – Exploring Glacier

A classic Glacier National Park backpacking trip. Enjoy 4 days in Glacier’s sublime backcountry, where you experience more remote parts of the park that day travelers don’t ever get to see. Fun guaranteed.

Rate:

$740 per person

6 Days Backpacking in Glacier National Park – A Week in the Wilderness

Get off the beaten path with this 6 day guided backpacking trip in Glacier National Park’s backcountry.  Spend your days hiking through forests, meadows, and over alpine passes, then sleep under the star studded Montana skies.

Rate:

$1110 per person

10 Days Backpacking in Glacier National Park – Continental Divide

Want to get away from civilization for a while?  Look no further: this is the ultimate Glacier National Park backpacking trip. Unplug and completely recharge on this 10 day trip.  It’s perfect for those who want extended time in Glacier’s more remote backcountry. We don’t just want it, we need it. You probably do, too.

Rate:

$1850 per person

5 Day Boomer Backpack in Glacier

Enjoy 5 days in Glacier with folks that may be up in years but are still up for adventure.  We include a porter to lighten your pack!

Rate:

$1175 per person

Custom Backpacking in Glacier National Park

Let us tailor a backcountry experience that’s just right for you.  Perfect for those that have special requests, or would like a private experience with just their group. Family groups with younger children, this is a good choice!

Rate:

$210 per person per day (4 pers. minimum required)

5 Day Glacier Challenge

The “greatest hits of Glacier” for day hikers that want more challenging hikes!  Let us take care of the logistics while you explore trails with our guides by day, and sleep under the stars by night. No heavy packs involved – you’ll enjoy van supported car camping each night.

Rate:

$1430 per person

Granite Park Chalet: 3 Day Hut Hike

Get the best of both worlds: experience Glacier’s backcountry, but stay in the comfort of rustic and historic Granite Park Chalet. Take it from us: you haven’t lived until you’ve had coffee on the porch, overlooking Heaven’s Peak. There’s a side trip overlooking gorgeous Grinnell Glacier, too!

Rate: $950 per person

Sperry Chalet: 3 Day Hut Hike

Go back in time and experience Glacier the way folks did in the 1920’s.  Ride by horse up to charming, historic Sperry Chalet and get the chance to hike to — and touch — one of Glacier’s last remaining glaciers.

Rate:

$1280 per person

Ultimate 6 Day Chalet Tour

Can’t decide which backcountry chalet to go to?  Go to both, AND experience a third, Belton Chalet and its exquisite dining room. This is your chance to experience multiple areas of Glacier’s most splendid backcountry without carrying a heavy pack.

Rate:

$2342 per person (if traveling solo add $112 for single supplement at the hotel on night 3.)

5 Day Hike/Raft

Combine 3 days in Glacier’s beautiful backcountry with a 2 day raft trip down the southern border of the park.  This trip is the perfect introduction to all that Glacier National Park has to offer to you.

Rate:

$910.50 per person

6 Day Hike/Raft

Spend 4 days backpacking in Glacier National Park, and then unwind with 2 days of fun on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River.  The perfect way to spend your vacation, especially if you’re spending it with bigger kids, and the young at heart.

Rate:

$1095.50 per person

8 Day Hike/Raft

Unplug and recharge with this fantastic combination of 6 days in Glacier’s backcountry, followed by 2 days on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River.  You won’t want to go home.

Rate:

$1465.50 per person

Porter Services

Want to get into Glacier’s backcountry but don’t want to carry a heavy pack?  Get one of our porters to carry up to 50 lbs of your gear for you.

Rates:

$200 per day per porter if on a guided trip with us.

$280 per day per porter for non guided trips.

Glacier National Park backpacking is much easier when you can rent the equipment.

Backpacking and Hiking Glacier National Park Equipment Rentals

Need gear? We have multiple types of tents, Osprey backpacks and daypacks, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, hiking poles, baby backpack carriers, and more! Advanced reservations strongly recommended.

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