Waterton Lakes National Park Announcement

Waterton Lakes National Park

As a follow up to last year’s project of hiking all the trails in Glacier National Park, Jake Bramante is heading out to hike the much less ambitious 125 miles of trails in Waterton Lakes National Park in the month of September, 2012. Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park come together to form[…]

North Boundary Trail

North Boundary Trail

The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is the first international peace park and the only two trails that connect them are the Waterton Lake trail and the Boundary Trail. The Waterton Lake trail starts at Goat Haunt (which is the US Port of Entry in the park) and extends all the way into the town of[…]

Porcupine Lookout

Mt. Cleveland & Kootenai Lakes

Perched up on Porcupine Ridge lies Porcupine Lookout. Lookouts are positioned to give the lookout attendant great views into a given area, thus making them fantastic vantages for the recreational hiker as well. Most people will start their trip to Porcupine Lookout after spending the night at Kootenai Lakes or up around Goat Haunt making[…]

Northern Highline Trail

Northern Highline Trail

A stretch of the Highline Trail, known as the Northern Highline Trail, that is not seen by many day hikers, is just as impressive as its more popular counterpart. It is used by backpackers seeking to go from Logan Pass to Waterton, complete a loop called the “Northern Circle” or by Continental Divide hikers looking[…]

Hole in the Wall

Boulder Peak

Hole in the Wall is a fantastic basin perched above a cliff at the head of the Bowman valley. This is one of the spots in Glacier National Park seen only by those willing to go backpacking. For those people, it truly is a reward as it is a special place. The three main ways[…]

Stoney Indian Pass

Atsina Lake

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[…]

Brown Pass

Hole-in-the-Wall

The access to the high country from the Bowman valley in the North Fork region of Glacier National Park, is done by hiking along Bowman Lake, past Bowman Campground and up to Bowman Pass where it intersects the Boulder Pass Trail. This trail is most commonly frequented by those desiring to reach Boulder Pass or[…]