Pitamakan – Dawson Loop 2017

If you were to ask me which hike is my favorite hike, I probably would tell you the Pitamakan-Dawson Loop. I set out with a group of donors and staff from the Glacier Conservancy to do this loop and the sunny day, fantastic loop, and a boat ride was one for the books. Sinopah Mountain[…]

Pitamakan Dawson 2014

The loop in Glacier National Park that travels through both Pitamakan Pass and Dawson Pass is one of my favorites, if not my very favorite. One is almost guaranteed to see big game, gorgeous lakes, four separate drainages and a ridge walk that’s unparalleled in the Park. The excuse was a mountain goat survey, as[…]

Pitamakan / Dawson

Old Man Lake

Pitamakan / Dawson – 17.9mi / 28.8km The Pitamakan/Dawson hike is a long one, but the beautiful views that await you are worth all the effort. The hike bounces between forests and avalanche chutes as it goes over a ridge of Rising Wolf Mountain. You will pass a beautiful waterfall coming from Sky Lake as[…]

Dawson – Pitamakan

Old Man Lake

It doesn’t take very long to get out of the trees on the east side of Glacier National Park. The loop, known a Dawson-Pitamakan, that goes through two passes in the Two Medicine area rewards you with breathtaking views mile after mile. One access to the loop is by the Two Medicine entrance station known[…]

Day Hiking in Glacier National Park

Old Man Lake

Glacier National Park is a day hiking paradise. Varied terrain from dense forests to dry, rocky slopes to alpine meadows, it never gets old. While you can’t reach all 734 miles of trail or see all 1 million+ acres in a day, you can see a large portion of it. Below are 88 day hikes[…]

Glacier National Park Trip Planning

You’re coming to Glacier National Park! The big question is, where do you go? Below are some of my resources to help you find your way for the best trip to Glacier! Day Hiking in Glacier National Park Which day hike is right for me? Taken from the guide section of my Day Hikes of[…]