Category: Informational

  • Hiking in Zion National Park

    Hiking in Zion National Park

    I’m currently down in Zion National Park working on my next project (those of you following me on Twitter and Facebook have already seen some photos). This place is truly amazing and I can’t believe I’m getting to explore it so much. Here’s a picture I took yesterday from the Narrows. I’ll begin posting more Zion […]

  • Day Hikes Map Guide in the Flathead Beacon

    Day Hikes Map Guide in the Flathead Beacon

    I’ve been very blessed to have the local papers report on my project in 2011 as well as talk about some of the products I’ve introduced. Tristan Scott was one of the first to write about me and my project. I’m a huge fan of the way he tells stories and honored to have him […]

  • Logan Pass Opening 2014

    Logan Pass Opening 2014

    It’s finally here! Going-to-the-Sun Road is officially open all the way up and over Logan Pass in 2014. It has been a higher than normal snowpack for spring, so it’s taken a bit, but the Park Service has been working like crazy to open it up. While hiking in the high country will be limited, […]

  • Glacier National Park Shuttles

    Glacier National Park Shuttles

    **2017 Update in Glacier National Park Shuttle below for after Labor Day and in Glacier Park Inc East Side shuttles Logistics in Glacier can be a bit of a challenge. Thankfully there are a few different shuttling options that make it easier. Unfortunately, they are operated by five different entities making it extremely confusing. Here, […]

  • Two Grizzly Bears Interacting

    Two Grizzly Bears Interacting

    While on my overnight trip to Elizabeth Lake, I came across a really cool interaction between two grizzly bears. I was trying to see the common loons I had heard wailing earlier when a grizzly foraging among the avalanche debris caught my eye. What I didn’t know immediately was that there was another bear further […]

  • Book Review – Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods

    Book Review – Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods

    A while back I was sent a copy of “Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods” by Christine Byl. Christine was a former seasonal trail crew member in Glacier National Park, then up in Alaska. The book is written with a raw edge that you’d expect from a trail crew member, but not necessarily a […]

  • Hike 734 Tour 2014

    Hike 734 Tour 2014

    I’ll be hitting the road this Monday and Tuesday (4/7/14-4/8/14), looping through western Montana dropping off my Day Hikes of Glacier National Park Map Guide to my resellers. I’ll be going to the following towns: Essex East Glacier Browning Choteau Fairfield Great Falls Helena Butte Missoula You can track where I’ll be at on my […]

  • Take Flight!

    Take Flight!

    A conversation with a friend the other day revealed that he hates spring. He loves that it’s transitioning from winter to summer, but the bipolar weather with the mud isn’t his favorite. I, on the other hand, love it! While spring isn’t my favorite season, I love the warm sunshine with the snow flurries… in […]

  • Hike 734 Social Media

    Hike 734 Social Media

    Love Glacier National Park and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc? Make sure you connect with Jake and Hike 734 via his channels to get ideas for hikes, your fix on Glacier photos and just generally excited about your next visit to Glacier! Facebook – Hike 734 Twitter – @hike734 Instagram – @hike734 YouTube – Hike […]

  • Clickable Glacier National Park Trail Map

    Clickable Glacier National Park Trail Map

    For those of you newer to my site, you may have not known about a fun feature called the Clickable Glacier National Park Trail Map. It allows you to access videos of every trail in Glacier National Park by clicking on a trail map of Glacier. The original map I used was a 1966 USGS […]