Category: Informational

  • Touch of Glacier – Spokane

    Touch of Glacier – Spokane

    For those of you living in the Spokane Valley, I’ll be doing the presentation of my adventure in 2011 to hike all the trails in Glacier. You’ll get to hear all about the ups and downs that an adventure like this brings with photos and videos and the stories that go with them. It’s part […]

  • Jake ‘n Blake 2013 Western Montana Tour

    Jake ‘n Blake 2013 Western Montana Tour

    I just came out with my Going-to-the-Sun Road Driving Guide and my good buddy Blake Passmore of Climb Glacier National Park fame has come out with Volume 3 of his Climb Glacier National Park series. His latest book features routes to peak summits in the Northern Highline, Lake McDonald and Sperry Basin areas. I actually […]

  • Going-to-the-Sun Road Guides are here!!

    Going-to-the-Sun Road Guides are here!!

    After months of dreaming the project, driving the road, designing, drawing, planning, tweaking, proofing, writing, proofing and finally writing a check… the Going-to-the-Sun Road Driving Guides are here! If you haven’t ordered yours yet, you can get it at the store and coming to retailers soon!

  • Kidney Stoned in the ER

    Kidney Stoned in the ER

    Went to bed on Monday night feeling fine, then woke up around 12:30 a.m. with an “awesome” pain in my side. I tried to tough it out until the next morning as I don’t like to use the ER unless it truly is an emergency. After a couple of hours of pain and nausea “stuff”, […]

  • “Going-to-the-Sun Road Driving Guide” Announcement

    “Going-to-the-Sun Road Driving Guide” Announcement

    I’m finally lifting the wraps off my project I’ve been working on. It’s a driving guide for the Going-to-the-Sun Road! It is a map on one side and a guide on the other. It tells you not only where the best stops are, but the right order so that you get great pictures and a […]

  • Backpacking advice?

    Backpacking advice?

    One day you have winter, while another, you have teases of spring. This is the time of year that gets us looking at summer pictures of Glacier National Park and dreaming of trails, mountains, lakes, birds, bears and huckleberries. It’s also the time of year that I get a lot of people emailing me, asking […]

  • Touch of Glacier Speaking Events

    Touch of Glacier Speaking Events

    I always get excited when I get to give my presentation of my 2011 adventure. If you have seen my trail blog videos, you get little peeks into the actual experience of my trip, but the focus is on the trail. With my presentations, you get the story of my encounters with animals, how I […]

  • Cue the Eagle

    Cue the Eagle

    Being involved with Citizen Science and such, I find out about cool ways to help out the NPS and USGS scientists learn more about the animals and ecology of Glacier National Park. Migrations are happening from late summer on. Many raptors really start showing up here around the middle of October. If you happen to […]

  • Project Roadrunner

    Project Roadrunner

    So I couldn’t let January pass without a blog. While it all looks calm on the surface, I’m working on some really cool things underneath. I’ve been spending a lot of my time working for the Glacier National Park Conservancy as they get ramped up as a combined organization that used to be the Glacier […]

  • Jake Bramante joins GNPF

    Jake Bramante joins GNPF

    I’ve been scrambling around trying to keep blogs up, getting ready for the holidays, and starting my new contract with GNPF. It’s the last one that I’m really REALLY excited about! I’m the new Outreach Coordinator for the Glacier National Park Fund to help them through the new merger with the Glacier Association as they […]