Johns Lake Loop in Glacier National Park

Johns Lake Loop in Glacier National Park is a great year round hike, it's only 1.8 miles so it's also a good hike for small children. This hike is wonderful late spring to early summer because the waterfalls are absolutely thundering with all the spring runoff, but it's also really pretty in the fall when the leaves are changing color. ... Read More

Swiftcurrent Lookout in Glacier National Park

Swiftcurrent Lookout in Glacier National Park has been on my 'to-do' list for years. I'd heard that the views were unbelievable, and they definitely didn't disappoint. If you hike the lookout from the Many Glacier side, it's about 16 miles roundtrip with 2,300' elevation gain, and it's considered to be a strenuous hike. I personally wouldn't usually consider 2,300' elevation ... Read More

Top 3 Short Hikes in Glacier National Park

We've met a lot of people who are on vacation in Glacier National Park, and across the board everyone is looking for the best short hikes to do. Short hikes are perfect for a half day adventure or as a little something to do on rest days in between bigger hikes. So today I've compiled the 3 best short hikes ... Read More

Piegan Mountain Scramble in Glacier National Park

The views from this short scramble were unbelievable! The 'trail' of sorts for both Piegan Mountain and Pollock Mountain start at Lunch Creek which is just minutes from Logan's Pass on the east side. We haven't done much scrambling in Glacier National Park yet, so we really had a blast getting back into some tougher terrain! We used to scramble ... Read More

Cracker Lake in Glacier National Park

Cracker Lake is located in the Many Glacier region of the park, and it ranks among most people's top 10 hikes to do in Glacier National Park. Many Glacier is probably my favorite section of the park for it's intense stunning beauty and glacial colored lakes. Even so, I'd never been to Cracker Lake until this year, and I definitely ... Read More

St. Mary and Virginia Falls in Glacier National Park

St. Mary and Virginia Falls is one of the best short hikes I've been on in Glacier National Park. It's pretty much just one long waterfall for miles! As you hike along through the forest, little openings appear with so many sets of falls that I lost count. The main attraction is obviously the 2 big falls that the trail ... Read More

Piegan Pass in Glacier National Park

There's a reason Montana is called Big Sky Country - I mean... just look at that blue sky there's really no end to it! We had a beautiful cloudless day to hike Piegan Pass with stellar views every step of the way! From the top of the pass, you'll see into the Many Glacier region of the park where the ... Read More

Siyeh Pass

Siyeh Pass in Glacier National Park is a fantastic through hike. This is always a bonus because you get to see new sites and scenery all day long! The trail head, (pictured above) begins at Siyeh Bend on the Going to the Sun Road. It comes out about 10 miles later at Sunrift Gorge where you can catch a shuttle. ... Read More

Glacier National Park in the Holidays 2014

It's kind of becoming a tradition to write a Happy Holidays post each year from Glacier. Why Glacier you ask? Well... because it's awesome, and we try to spend several days between Christmas and New Year's snowshoeing in Glacier National Park. We love tromping through the snow with the crisp - cold air and the snow capped peaks! The holidays ... Read More