Hello! I’m Jake Bramante and I live in Kalispell, MT which is located a few miles from the Park’s west entrance. In 2011, I became the first person to hike all of Glacier National Park’s 734 miles of trails, taking 3 pairs of shoes, 5 months and 1,200 miles to accomplish this goal. After blogging about my experience and having tons of people email me, I realized that, even with all of the maps and books out there, it was still really difficult to know where to hike. You may be able to find trails to match your ability, but which hike was better?
To answer that question, I created a unique day hike map that combined a sweet topographical map with a guide and a list that was ranked by my order of recommendation. My day hike map for Glacier really struck a nerve and I sold so many, I decided to start working on other national parks. I now have maps for Zion National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Yosemite National Park, Olympic National Park, with Rocky Mountain National Park on the way.
As I hike through these parks, I create video blogs to take you along so you can get the essence of a trail before you have your own experience. Visit the blog section for the sweet content.
The videos below were recorded as part of my project. The first is the intro video when I had a dream (and no idea what I was actually getting into). The second was recorded as I was walking out on the last day.
Introduction video that was recorded January 31st, 2011 talking about the project I was about to embark on…
Here’s the video I recorded on October 15th, 2011 as I was finishing up the project and greeted by family, friends and some press!
Mentions of me by press and blogs…
- Daily Interlake – MT Life feature
- Flathead Beacon – Jake Picks Six
- Backcountry.com Blog
- Hungry Horse News
- Flathead Beacon
- Official Glacier National Park
- Montana Elements
- Daily Interlake
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