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[…]

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

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 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

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

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

Made in Montana

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[…]

Numa Ridge Lookout Trail 2013

Bowman Lake

Headed up to Numa Ridge Lookout on a fine June day with my wife and TJ Fallon. The weather threatened, but never followed through and gave us wonderful clouds to compliment the views from the top. Numa Ridge Lookout sits below Numa Peak and gives you views down at Akakola Lake on the north side[…]