Category Archives: ski

Dawson-Pitamakin

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Dawson-Pitamakin But Were Afraid to Ask: Long Hike in Glacier National Park Recently, we rounded up the best easy, moderate, and challenging Glacier National Park hikes. Today, we’re talking about the biggest on-trail, expert-level, long hike in Glacier National Park, known to locals as Daw-Pit, or Dawson-Pitamakin, or […]

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Challenging Glacier National Park Hikes

4 Best Challenging Glacier National Park Hikes Are you ready to graduate from easy and intermediate hikes in Glacier National Park? You’ve gotten familiar with bear spray, blister prevention and treatment, and how to treat water? Awesome. You may be ready for what we like to call challenging Glacier National Park hikes! These are strenuous […]

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Going To The Sun Road Status

2017 Going To The Sun Road Status: OPEN Current Going To The Sun Road status: OPEN! Today is July 16th, 2017, and the opening date was June 28.  So, yes, Glacier National Park’s Going To The Sun Road and Logan Pass are both officially open for the 2017 season! The Logan Pass Visitor Center’s hours […]

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10 Days Backpacking in Glacier National Park

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask About: 10 Days Backpacking in Glacier National Park If you’ve ever poked around on our backpacking page, you’ve seen that we go on 3, 4, 6, and 10 days backpacking in Glacier National Park adventures. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it. Have you […]

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4th of July in Glacier National Park

If the national parks are America’s best idea, then the best way to celebrate America’s independence is in a national park. Call us biased, but we think spending the 4th of July in Glacier National Park can’t be beat! Here are our favorite ways to enjoy Independence Day in Glacier Country. Cut Bank Camping Pack […]

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Best Intermediate Hikes in Glacier National Park: West Side Edition

There are 734 fabulous miles of trails in Glacier National Park, often referred to as the Hiker’s National Park. Glacier holds over a million acres of wonder, and you really can’t pick a “bad” trail. After all, hiking is always what you make of it. But today I’m going to play favorites, and talk about […]

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Best Intermediate Hikes in Glacier National Park: East Side Edition

You don’t have to be a Spartan Race competitor to experience Glacier’s incredible backcountry. In decent shape? Even more importantly, have an upbeat, can-do attitude? Got a daypack and broken in hiking boots? You might be ready to check out the best intermediate hikes in Glacier National Park! This post lays out the best of the […]

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Rivers, Roads, and Trails Report: June 1, 2017

Hello from Glacier Guides and Montana Raft! Today marks the beginning of our 35th summer leading adventures in and around Glacier National Park. We’re proud to be the exclusive Glacier National Park backpacking partner since 1983! Each week from Memorial Day to Labor Day, we gather up all the information you need for yourself and […]

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5 Things to Do in Glacier National Park On Memorial Day Weekend

It’s almost the last weekend in May. And you know what that means. Time to load up the gear and the rig, and get yourself to the Crown of the Continent. Then what? We’ve got you covered in Glacier National Park on Memorial Day Weekend. And just for 2017, we’ve got a special treat for […]

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Top 7 Things to Do When the Going to the Sun Road is Closed

This week, my favorite Glacier Guides and Montana Raft caller hails from Athens, Georgia, where I occasionally attended classes in the late 90s. At any rate, this caller and I immediately bonded over grits and the Georgia Theatre. He had just checked in to our charming Guest House and wanted to know what to do when the Going to […]

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