Four Summits on the 4th of July

On the very beautiful, windy 4th of July this year, myself, Kristen and three friends set off to climb Otokomi Mountain, East Flattop Mountain, Singleshot Mountain, and Napi Point. These summits are all connected via amazing ridge walks with incredible views of the St. Mary area in Glacier National Park. Since this trip was a[…]

Feature Friday – Goes bump in the night

I love to hear Glacier National Park trip stories and Nicole Whittington has a doozy. Here’s her story in her own words. Make sure you check out her trip pictures on Flickr. “We didn’t end up getting to the park and thus the back country office until around 9 and when we tried to switch,[…]

Mineral Creek Cabin

Mineral Creek

In the early days of Glacier National Park, there were two trails that went up McDonald Creek around Flattop Mountain from Packer’s Roost. One went up McDonald Creek towards Trapper Creek and joined the Northern Highline by the Fifty Mountain Campground while the other went up Mineral Creek, passed a cabin and joined the Northern[…]