Tag: sun point

  • Glaciers Visible from Going-to-the-Sun Road

    Going-to-the-Sun Road Glaciers

    With a name like Glacier National Park, one would expect to show up and see a ton of glaciers everywhere. The truth of the matter is a little more complicated. For starters, the park is so named for the way that it was formed as giant glaciers carved out the peaks leaving amazing mountain formations […]

  • Rising Sun

    St. Mary Lake

    In the St. Mary area of Glacier National Park lies an important motor inn called Rising Sun that contributed to the death of the Going to the Sun Chalet located at today’s Sun Point. Across the road from this motor inn and along St. Mary Lake, lies a picnic area and the start of the […]

  • Siyeh Bend to Sun Point

    Picked up the section of trail from the Piegan Pass trail that starts at Siyeh Bend, passes the Jackson Glacier Overlook, continues along St Mary Lake and ends at Sun Point. The trail from Piegan Pass to Jackson Glacier Overlook was nothing of note, but kept getting better and better ending in a beautiful sunset […]