Tag: slide lake

  • Slide Lake Backpack 2016

    Slide Lake Backpack 2016

    I had the opportunity to go on my first backpack (yes, you read that right) of the year at Slide Lake in Glacier National Park this past weekend. The plan was to hike up Lee Ridge, drop down to Slide Lake, explore around and then hike back out the next day. Originally, we were going […]

  • Lee Ridge & Slide Lake Pika Survey

    Lee Ridge & Slide Lake Pika Survey

    Folks from the Glacier’s Citizen Science Program relayed to me how they were thwarted in their latest attempt to get four last pika surveys done by the amazing limestone boulder fields just below Gable Pass and at Slide Lake in Glacier National Park. I looked at my schedule and took the opportunity to head on up for […]

  • Glacier National Park Three-Day Trips

    Glacier National Park Three-Day Trips

    You’re getting excited about heading out to Glacier National Park for that sweet three day/two night backpacking trip and you look at the map and see 734 miles of trail and 65 campsites. What to do?! Here are a bunch of my picks in video form with me walking you all over the map. There […]

  • Lee Ridge – Gable Pass – Slide Lake

    Lee Ridge – Gable Pass – Slide Lake

    In the remote northeast corner of Glacier National Park, lies a ridge that is between Chief Mountain and the Belly River drainage. A long alpine terraced ridge, Lee Ridge gives one incredibly breathtaking panoramic views once you get above the pines. At the head of Lee Ridge and to the east, Gable Pass lies between […]