Tag Archives: Montana

Three Seasons of Glacier

Fall: Kintla Lake Winter: MacDonald Creek Summer: Highline Trail, Many  Glacier, St. Mary

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Ghost Signs, Ghost Town, and a Snowshoe to a Sad Cemetery

Today we headed for the ghost town of Elkhorn so that we could snowshoe to the  old Elkhorn cemetery, which is on a hilltop about a mile outside of town.  The nearest town to Elkhorn is Boulder, Montana, a little town … Continue reading

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What do ya know – these things intersect!

Venn diagrams kind of annoy me.  I mean, I get the concept – the idea of the intersection between two separate sets – but doesn’t it seem like we get a bit carried away with the need to put everything … Continue reading

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Yellowstone in Winter: Let Sleeping Grizzlies Lie

I’ve never come upon a grizzly bear while hiking in the backcountry, and that’s just fine with me.    I’ve backpacked  a time or two in grizzly country, but never in Yellowstone or Glacier.  I just know that I’d be wide-eyed … Continue reading

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Two Montana lookout towers

Ever thought about what it would be like to be on top of a mountain in a lookout tower in a thunderstorm? Our first visit to McCart Lookout, near Sula, Montana, was in late June, which is thunderstorm season in … Continue reading

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