Tag: north fork

  • Rocky Point Nature Trail 2021

    Rocky Point Nature Trail 2021

    Just west of Apgar, tucked behind the Fish Creek Campground and Picnic Area, lies a short hike to a unique vantage of Lake McDonald. This short, lollipop-shaped loop takes you through both mature and recently burned forests, along creeks, and out to rocky outcroppings. The Rocky Point Nature Trail does have a short section of […]

  • Numa Ridge Lookout – Spring 2019

    Numa Ridge Lookout – Spring 2019

    May in Glacier National Park doesn’t have many opportunities to get into the higher elevation. Numa Ridge Lookout is one glorious exception. Kristen and I were able to hike all the way up to the lookout with snow just near the top. We were treated to flowers, birds, and epic views. The forecast for the […]

  • Table Mountain

    Table Mountain

    Table Mountain boasts incredible views of the Grand Tetons. It’s summit sits on the boundary of the Jedediah Smith Wilderness and Grand Teton National Park, but the trail itself comes in from the Idaho side and is entirely in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness area. Regardless, for fans of Grand Teton National Park, it’s a hike […]

  • Spring Hiking up Glacier View

    Spring Hiking up Glacier View

    In the early season, I can’t wait to get out hiking, especially into the high country of Glacier National Park. The deep snow keeps me from doing so, but there are a few sneaky-great options like the hike up Glacier View along the Demers Ridge Trail in the Flathead National Forest. It features early season […]

  • Amphitheater Lake & Garnet Canyon

    Amphitheater Lake & Garnet Canyon

    The trail from the Lupine Meadows Trailhead in Grand Teton National Park forks to two wonderful alpine destinations. The north fork heads to a pair of beautiful alpine lakes tucked beneath the rugged, rocky summits, Amphitheater Lake and Surprise Lake, while the south fork wraps around and up into Garnet Canyon. This canyon is a […]

  • Ski to Covey Meadow 2017

    Ski to Covey Meadow 2017

    With the warmer weather up here in northwestern Montana, we knew that the snow might be a bit crusty. We were feeling the winter cabin fever, however, and the bluebird day called us up the long drive to Polebridge to do a little ski to Covey Meadow along the Inside North Fork Road. After a […]

  • Rogers Meadow 2016

    Rogers Meadow 2016

    Rogers Meadow in Glacier National Park is a seldom visited meadow where Camas Creek slows to a meandering crawl. After noticing that the Inside North Fork Road was open to Camas Creek and the sun was shining, we decided to make Christensen Meadow and Rogers Meadow our destination. The Inside North Fork Road is a […]

  • Walk-in Backcountry Permits of Glacier National Park

    Walk-in Backcountry Permits of Glacier National Park

    It’s easy to get excited about backpacking in Glacier National Park’s backcountry, but obtaining a walk-in permit can be a bit stressful and tricky. Here are a few tips and tricks to help out. (Resources below the video.) Anyone who backpacks in Glacier National Park needs a backcountry permit. They come in two flavors: advanced […]

  • North Fork Alpenglow

    North Fork Alpenglow

    Went for a Sunday drive with my wife this past weekend. We left in the afternoon to catch a perfect sunny day and time it with the alpenglow that was sure to come. We ended up at Polebridge to capture the stunning pink light kissing the mountains. Some men say that they move mountains. I […]

  • Glacier View and Made in Montana Tradeshow

    Glacier View and Made in Montana Tradeshow

    My buddy Blake Passmore of Climb Glacier National Park and I couldn’t resist a beautiful sunny day and headed out to the mountains. We ended up hiking part way up a mountain called Riverview that overlooks the North Fork Flathead River just outside of the Park on Demers Ridge. We’re also stoked to be part […]