Not so fast, Winter

We opened the garage door to head out to Glacier National Park when Kristen said, “I don’t think I have enough clothes on. It’s cold.” It was a chilly morning. The clear skies that were beckoning us to get outside had also helped drive down the temperatures. We’re not ready for winter. With no specific[…]

Apikuni Falls with Red Rock Falls 2018

It’s been a while since we made it into Glacier National Park, but we made it happen this weekend. The trick is always to figure out where to go. Spring really restricts where you can go due to snowpack (especially this year!). This slimmed our pool of options, so we decided to hit up Apikuni[…]

Shangri La

Shangri-La

My wife, Kristen, had never been to Iceberg Lake. I’d been a couple of times, but had an off-trail trip on my radar called Shangri-La that comes out at Iceberg Lake and then you take the trail back to your car. So we drove to Many Glacier and parked at the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn. A[…]

Looking for Moose

Fishercap Lake

On Memorial Day my wife and I headed out to the Many Glacier valley in search of moose. My wife loves moose and, even though I was just there, I wanted to walk the Bullhead Lake trail to see if we could see a moose and check out how fast the snow was melting, besides,[…]

Swiftcurrent Pass and Swiftcurrent Lookout

Swiftcurrent Lookout & Swiftcurrent Pass

For a sunny day version of this trip, click here. The trip up and over Swiftcurrent Pass from Granite Park Chalet to the Swiftcurrent Inn in the Many Glacier valley (with a side trip up to the Swiftcurrent Lookout) is rich with views and wildlife. Unfortunately for this trip, I experienced limited views and limited[…]