Tag: many glacier

  • Swiftcurrent Pass and Swiftcurrent Lookout

    Swiftcurrent Pass and Swiftcurrent Lookout

    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 […]

  • Highline Trail

    Highline Trail

    A trip along Going to the Sun Road in the heart of Glacier National Park usually means a stop at Logan Pass. Many visitors will wander around the visitor’s center, get back in their cars and continue driving. Most that decide on going for a hike will choose Hidden Lake. Those looking for another longer […]

  • Stoney Indian Pass

    Stoney Indian Pass

    The Belly River area in Glacier National Park offers numerous rewarding backpacking experiences. The Belly River drainage heads up to Elizabeth Lake, passing the powerful Dawn Mist Falls. The trail passes right above the falls and gives you a great look down while a spur trail lets you see them from the bottom and get […]

  • Ptarmigan – Redgap (including Iceberg Lake)

    Ptarmigan – Redgap (including Iceberg Lake)

    Most visitors to Glacier National Park are looking for great day hikes. In the Many Glacier area, it doesn’t get much better than a trip up to Iceberg Lake and/or Ptarmigan Tunnel. The trail that serves both hikes is often closed due to Grizzly Bear activity, so a planned alternative is recommended, but if you […]

  • Lake Josephine Trail

    Lake Josephine Trail

    Starting on the shores of Swiftcurrent Lake at the Many Glacier Hotel, the Lake Josephine trail wanders along the south shores of the Many Glacier lakes. After Swiftcurrent Lake, you hike past Lake Josephine and finally Grinnell Lake. You can continue up the ridge past Grinnell Lake and join up with the Piegan Pass trail […]

  • Crossing 600

    I’m soooo close now! I finally crossed 600 and am super thankful for the great weather. I got a bit of snow going up to Swiftcurrent Lookout and over Swiftcurrent Pass down to Many Glacier and then back up, but that’s the exception. Thanks for all of your kind words and prayers along the way. […]

  • Cracker Lake

    Cracker Lake

    Cracker Lake is a surreal-colored lake in the Many Glacier valley. Once the location of a mine, this lake is nestled in a basin with towering walls and an abundance of wildlife. On this particular trip, I saw mountain goats, a moose and a bear in addition to many birds, flowers and small mammals such […]