Apgar Winter Hike

Apgar Winter Hike

Apgar Winter Hike

Glacier National Park – Apgar Winter Hike

In the winter you start by hiking a couple of miles in to reach the trailhead for Apgar Lookout. This makes it a bit of an endeavor in the winter, so today we just went for a few miles, more just to get out than anything else. I love tromping through the glittering snow with the crisp air and the sound of water in the background.

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Winter Sunset

Sunset

Winter Sunset

We didn’t get out to the mountains this week, (insert a sigh).  We have been fortunate enough to get out to the mountains most every week for a couple of years now and I have gotten terribly spoiled.

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Sculptures in Ice

Lake McDonald Sunset

Sculptures in Ice

We caught this gorgeous sunset on the way back from a hike on Going to the Sun road in Glacier National Park.  The day couldn’t have been anymore spectacular.  Perfect blue skies and sunshine are an elusive combination in the Flathead Valley during the winter.  You can count yourself lucky if it coincides with your day off.

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Sunset in the Mountains

Lake McDonald Sunset

Sunset in the Mountains

These photos were taken of the mountains surrounding Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.  I get mountain fever just seeing these photos.  The sunset glow on Mount Vaught and Stanton is breathtaking.  Can’t you just picture yourself on top of that peak.  Maybe soon, we don’t have a final list of summits for the summer yet.

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