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[…]

In Search of Ptarmigans on Piegan Pass

All across the alpine landscape of Glacier National Park, a high elevation grouse hides in plain site. After hiking all across Glacier I’d only seen a couple White-tailed Ptarmigans. Coincidentally, the couple that I’d seen were at Piegan Pass which was exactly where my buddy, Cory DeStein wanted to go. Cory had hiked with me[…]

Garden Wall Summit Trifecta

Three summits along the Garden Wall, Bishops Cap, Mt. Pollock, and Piegan Mountain, are a great day trip for those looking for some wonderful views above Going-to-the-Sun Road and the Highline Trail. The route is most frequently accessed from Lunch Creek just east of Logan Pass, but my buddy Blake Passmore, from Climb Glacier recommended[…]

Hike 734 Presentation DVD Announcement

Have you been unable to make the Hike 734 presentation? Have you ever wanted to take the presentation home with you? Well wait no more. Today you can take home with you Jake’s Hike 734 presentation via DVD or digital download. The presentation is the story of Jake’s 2011 summer to become the first person[…]

“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[…]