Firebrand Pass and Red Crow Mountain

Firebrand Pass in Glacier National Park is a favorite fall hike of ours. This year, we decided to add a little bonus by climbing Red Crow Mountain. Maybe it was all that clean air and blue skies. Either way, it was all smiles on a perfect September day in our favorite park. I’ve spent most[…]

Coal – Fielding Trail

Coal-Fielding Trail

The old South Boundary trail used to run the entire southern length of Glacier National Park along the Middle Fork of the Flathead River. Today it stops at the Coal Creek trailhead. The southernmost trail that traverses east and west is the Coal-Fielding Trail. Starting at Coal Creek, you ford the Middle Fork of the[…]

Firebrand Pass and Ole Lake and Creek

Over by Marias Pass lies a gem of a hike known as Firebrand Pass. Snow lingers into autumn on the northern aspects giving autumn a taste of spring with its flowers, while leaves turn brilliant red, orange and yellow everywhere else. On the southern side of the pass, it drops down into the Ole Creek[…]

Autumn Creek Trail

The Autumn Creek trail in Glacier National Park runs parallel to MT Hwy 2 near Marias Pass. The trail starts over in East Glacier. I started at False Summit which is the traditional trailhead for Firebrand Pass because it was logistically better for my Hike 734 project. At False Summit which is east of Marias[…]