Medicine Grizzly Lake (July 8th, 2018)

If you follow Hike 734 you are probably aware that Jake is currently hiking and exploring Olympic National Park in Washington.  Although I’d love to join him on this adventure, my full-time job as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and some lingering limitations from the long recovery process of a fractured foot is keeping me close[…]

Mt Holmes and Trilobite Lake

The long hike to Mt. Holmes in Yellowstone National Park takes you from meadows along creeks, through burn areas, up to barren, rocky landscapes with plenty of views at the site of a lookout. On the way to the lookout, a trail forks off to the small, alpine lake called Trilobite Lake, tucked beneath these rocky[…]

Grizzly Lake

The long, beautiful Grizzly Lake in Yellowstone National Park sits nestled between two, lodgepole pine covered ridges. These surrounding pines are spaced out in a way that gives you nice vantages and are interrupted by meadows. The birding is great and the lake has a great shoreline to grab a snack. You also might find[…]

Triple Divide

Razoredge Mountain

A fantastic hike that leads from the St. Mary valley to the Cutbank area goes over a fantastic pass called Triple Divide Pass*. While it seemed that most people started at the St. Mary side, I started at the Cutbank trailhead on August 10, 2011. You start out walking in meadows on either side. The[…]

Medicine Grizzly Lake

Medicine Grizzly Lake

Right up the heart of the Cutbank Creek drainage lies a beautiful lake called Medicine Grizzly Lake. 2011 was an amazing year for wildflowers and waterfalls and this trip displayed that tremendously. Most people walk past the junction to this lake on their way to Triple Divide Pass which gives you a bird’s eye view[…]