Glacier National Park - Hiker Forum Board

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The hikers in the park are the people who report on this board. This is not a government sponsored site. If you are a hiker and just made a hike then please help by updating the trail board with your hiking experiences and with the latest hiking conditions at Glacier. You can even upload your own trail pictures.

Every trail featured in the Glacier hiking forum board is colored in on the map below. Blue trails are lower in elevation and snow melts away faster on these trails. Many of the lower elevation trails are generally open by May. Red trails are higher elevation trails which can be clogged with snow well into July. To see the details of any particular trail on the Glacier hiking forum board simply click on the appropriate area in the map.



Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park
North Fork
North Fork
Many Glacier
Many Glacier
Lake McDonald
Lake McDonald
St. Mary & Two Medicine
St. Mary & Two Medicine
St. Mary & Two Medicine
glacier national park
Blue trails open usually by may     Red trails usually open in july     Orange boundaries for the parts in the map  

Pitamakan Pass - Its about 9 miles to Pitamakan Pass, 2.5 miles to Dawson Pass and then 6.7 miles back to Two Medicine Lake parking lot. This completes what is easily the best loop trail in the park. The entire length is a little over 18 miles. The trek from Pitamakan to Dawson Pass is one of the most scenic trail segments in the park. You can also start from the other direction. There is no real advantage to going one direction versus the other. Highly recommended trail
Pitamakan Pass Between Dawson & Pitamakin Pass Approaching Oldman Lake Pitamakan Pass Pitamakan Pass
Pitamakan Pass Oldman Lake Old Man Lake Trail Pitamakan Pass Pitamakan Pass
Pitamakan Pass Pitamakan Pass
Hiker Comments {1}

Snow cover: 0% A path down to rock has been shoveled thru the big drift behind Mt Morgan. The rest of the trail section is clear and dry. 7-9 per 524 Thornton Trail clear and in good condition. 7/22/09 per 551/523
July 28, 2009

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Landmarks in St. Mary & Two Medicine
1 Atlantic Creek CG
2 Cobalt Lake
3 Dawson Pass
4 Firebrand Pass
5 Florence Falls Trail
6 Gunsight Lake
29 Lena Lake
7 Medicine Grizzly Lake
8 Morning Star Lake
9 Pitamakan Pass
10 Red Eagle Lake
11 Scenic Point
12 St. Mary Lake
13 Triple Divide Pass
14 Two Medicine Lake
15 Two Medicine Pass
16 Upper Two Medicine Lake
17 Virginia Falls
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