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

Grinnell Glacier Overlook

Not very many people know about this trail, and it's a real gem! It's actually a spur trail that starts about 1 mile from Granite Park Chalet on the Highline Trail, (you can also reach this lookout via the loop trail that leads up to the Granite Park Chalet). The trail is about 1 mile from the Highline Trail to ... Read More

The Highline Trail in Glacier National Park

The Highline Trail is one of my most recommended trails to anyone visiting Glacier National Park! The trail is 7.6 miles to Granite Park Chalet, where you can stay the night and hike in the area the next day. Or you can hike down the loop trail, and catch a shuttle back to Logan's Pass where this hike begins. My favorite ... Read More

Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park

It never surprises me to hear Iceberg Lake is someone's favorite hike. It's definitely one of the most stunning hikes in Glacier National Park! The glacial colored lake sits in an enormous mountain cirque. It's actually so big, you almost can't capture it. We decided to combine hiking Iceberg Lake and Ptarmigan Tunnel because they share the same trailhead, and ... Read More

Mount Reynolds – The Dragon’s Tail

Location: Glacier National Park – Montana, U.S.A. Destination: Dragon’s Tail Summit Off Mount Reynolds Distance: About 8.1 miles round-trip from Logan’s Pass Visitor Center Difficulty: Moderate Hike / Scramble | Class 1 and 2 – Lots of exposure after you pass the Southwest corner of Mount Reynolds. Route finding can be difficult at points. Class 3 climbing with exposure to … Read More

Mount Oberlin

Location: Glacier National Park – Montana, U.S.A. Destination: Mount Oberlin Summit Distance: About 4 miles round-trip from Logan’s Pass Visitor Center / Loop Trail is almost 3/4 of a mile long from the the summit back to the main trail Elevation: 8,180 Feet / 2,493 Meters Elevation Gain: 1,480 Feet / 451 Meters From Logan’s Pass Visitor Center Difficulty: Moderate … Read More

Grinnell Glacier

Location: Glacier National Park - Montana, U.S.A. Destination: Grinell Glacier Distance: 11.6 miles round-trip from Many Glacier Hotel Trailhead Elevation Gain: 1,850 feet Difficulty: Easy Day Hike | Class 1 - Hiking with a low chance of injury Click here for an overview map of the trail. The route to hike into Grinnell Glacier is located in the Many Glacier ... Read More

Haystack Butte

Location: Glacier National Park – Montana, U.S.A. Destination: Haystack Butte Distance: About 3.4 Miles / 5.4 Kilometers round-trip from Going To The Sun Road Parking Lot indicated in the overview map. Elevation: 7,490 Feet / 2,283 Meters Difficulty: Moderate Hike / Scramble | Class 1 and Class 2 – The climbers route to get up to the Highline trail is … Read More

Granite Park Chalet

The Granite Park Chalet hike starts from the loop and climbs upwards to the chalet. From there you can 'base camp' and do all sorts of hikes. Swiftcurrent Lookout is a popular day hike from the chalet as well as the Grinnell Glacier Overlook. The views are what I'd call mild on this hike, but they do get better when ... Read More