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Grinnell Glacier – Jaw Droppingly Awesome!

July 8, 2022

Grinnell Glacier is the most frequently visited glacier in Glacier National Park with an incredible trail along the way. The first two level miles are spent briefly along Swiftcurrent Lake and Lake Josephine’s north shores. Once at the end of the lakes, the elevation begins. From here on out, the views keep getting better as…

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Top-10 Hikes in Glacier National Park

July 8, 2022

In 2011, Jake Bramante became the first person to hike all 734 miles of trail in Glacier National Park in one summer. He documented his experience starting with McDonald Creek trail on his blog, Hike 734. After receiving questions about the best way to experience Glacier National Park, Bramante published a driving guide for the Going-to-the-Sun Road…

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