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Hiker"s guide to Glacier National Park

Dick Nelson

Hiker"s guide to Glacier National Park

by Dick Nelson

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Published by Tecolote Press in Glenwood, N.M .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Glacier National Park (Mont.),
  • Montana
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Montana -- Glacier National Park (Mont.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Glacier National Park (Mont.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDick and Sharon Nelson.
      ContributionsNelson, Sharon, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.M92 G566
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p. :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4759739M
      ISBN 100915030241
      LC Control Number78106413

      is the most comprehensive site on the internet for hiking trail information in Glacier National Park. We provide detailed information on more than 65 hikes in Glacier National Park, including trail descriptions, photographs, key features, difficulty ratings, maps and elevation profiles. Exploring Glacier National Park is the mobile version of , the most comprehensive website on the internet for hiking trail information in Glacier National Park. This book was published to provide readers with convenient access to the information contained on while in the park, or on the trail, where internet access is most likely not available.

      Answer 1 of 9: My husband & I are visiting Glacier for 1 week next month (). We've been reading quite a lot of trip reports to get ready. Is there a hiking book that anyone recommends? I saw 2 on Amazon, one by E. Molvar & the other by B. The Photographers Guide to Glacier National Park - A helpful book for first-time visitors to Glacier National Park who are looking for good photography locations. Insiders' Guide to Glacier National Park: Including the Flathead Valley - This guide explores everything to see and do in Montana's Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley.

        For more information on backcountry travel, check out our Guide to Backpacking in Glacier National Park. As you begin planning your trip to Glacier, check out our additional CleverHiker resources: Guide to Backpacking in Glacier National Park. CleverHiker Gear Guide. 10 Things You Should Bring on Every Day Hike. Essential Backcountry Skills. The largest lake in Glacier National Park (at a whopping 10 miles long and feet deep), Lake McDonald is the result of thousands of years of glacier-carving. The valley that holds the lake gives access to breathtaking views, incredible hiking trails, and is home to a .


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Hiker"s guide to Glacier National Park by Dick Nelson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Good supplement to other Glacier Hiking books. Would be nice if there was a more updated version. It is okay. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States. Pages with related products. See and discover other items: glacier national park books3/5(1). Discover the wonder of these two spectacular parks as Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks leads you along miles of trail - from short nature hikes to backcountry treks.

Veteran hiker Erik Molvar provides all the information you need to get the most out of hiking this International Peace Park with its glistening glaciers, scenic lookouts, peaceful lakes, and remote wilderness/5(9). The Glacier Park Day Hikers Store provides all the key hiking guide books and trail maps for Glacier National Park and the surrounding region through our Amazon affiliate program.

We also have affiliate partnerships with REI, Moosejaw and Backcountry to provide you with the best backpacking, camping and hiking gear, as well as latest hiking apparel to outfit your next hiking adventure.

This updated edition of Hiking Olympic National Park features 66 of the finest trails in and around the park plus 40 additional trail recommendations throughout northwest Washington’s spectacular landscape. These trails crisscross the park’s wilderness ecosystem, stretching from the beaches of the Pacific to the heart of the Olympic Mountains/5(15).

Discover the wonder of these two spectacular parks as Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks leads you along miles of trail - from short nature hikes to backcountry treks. Veteran hiker Erik Molvar provides all the information you need to get the most out of hiking this International Peace Park with its glistening glaciers, scenic lookouts, peaceful lakes, and remote wilderness/5(76).

Tweet; The Glacier National Park Hiking Guide is here to walk you through the park’s most popular activity. And with over hiking trails to choose from, Glacier National Park’s trail system offers a hike suitable for every level of fitness. Each trail has its own appeal and few require special hiking skills to enjoy: some, like Avalanche Lake or Hikers guide to Glacier National Park book Lake, are short trails (between 3.

I also like the Vicky Spring book, but I think the Erik Molvar guide is the best book for hiking in Glacier. He has done three editions of "Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks" and I think the 2nd edition is the best of the editions. I highly, highly recommend purchasing this book, and if you only buy one, this is the one to get.

If you’re interested in learning about the plant and animal life in Glacier National Park, book a nature hike with Glacier Guides who will teach you so much about the history and nature of the park.

Our guides were so amazing with our kids, taking the time to show them birds and plants all around the park and answer all of their (many) questions. Read the best books about Glacier National Park, of course. Knowing more about the park’s history, geology, flora, fauna, and culture will deepen your experience in the park.

In no particular order, here are our recommendations on what to read before you visit Glacier National Park. 10 Best Books About Glacier National Park.

Glacier National Park Lodges Hiker's Shuttle. This fee-based hiker’s shuttle between the St. Mary Visitor Center and Many Glacier Hotel/Swiftcurrent Motor Inn (operates from June 8 through September 18), connects to the National Park Service (NPS) free Going-to-the-Sun Road shuttle system, and like that shuttle service is first come, first served—no advance reservations.

Custom trips are available. Backcountry Sherpa/porter service is also available, carrying visitor's gear into backcountry campgrounds or chalets. Camping equipment is available for rent at their West Glacier office. For information and reservations contact: Glacier Guides P.O. Box West Glacier, MT () RAFT.

Piegan Pass Day Hike (moderate-strenuous; miles round-trip, miles one-way to Many Glacier): A good mix of forest and high-alpine hiking, the Piegan Pass trail begins at the Siyeh Bend, miles east of Logan Pass on the Going-to-the-Sun trailhead is at an elevation of 6, feet and climbs more than 1, ft.

to the pass, so the trail won’t be free of snow until around : REI Staff. Find travel inspiration and trip-planning help with our FREE Western Montana and Glacier National Park Travel Guide. Discover the best places to stay, where to eat and what to do in Montana, with detailed information about our charming small-town communities.

Plus, we’ve included a comprehensive listing of lodging amenities. Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks: A Guide to the Parks' Greatest Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series) by Erik Molvar | Jun 1, out of 5 stars 9.

Glacier Guides is proud to be an authorized outfitter for guided day hikes in Glacier National Park. Daily trips are offered throughout the season.

Some hikes are easy, others are moderate, and a few are for advanced hikers only. All of our guided day hikes in Glacier are ecologically friendly and focused on safety and Leave No Trace ethics.

Over half of the visitors to Glacier National Park report taking a hike. With over miles of trail providing outstanding opportunities for both short hikes and extended backpacking trips, there is something for everyone.

Hikers need to assume individual responsibility for planning their trips, staying safe, and reducing their impact on the park.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Day Hikes of Glacier National Park Map Guide was designed to simply answer the question, “Where should we hike today?” These maps take the wonderful intuitiveness and visualization from a beautiful topographical map that Jake built from the ground up and couple it with short descriptions of all 88 day hikes that you’d get from a book to get you a sense of the trail.

Hiking in Glacier National Park. Over half of the visitors to Glacier National Park report taking a hike. That’s a lot of hikers. With over miles of trails, Glacier National Park has outstanding opportunities for both short hikes and extended backpacking trips.

When planning your trip, visit this trail status page to get an idea of what may be snow free on your visit. 6/20 - St.

Mary is on your way to Many Glacier, so you should probably stop there on your way in. If you aren't tired of driving, you could explore the east side of the GTTSR before driving up to Many Glacier. 6/21 - The boat tour is nice - I know you said you don't hike, but it's only a 1 mile walk to Grinnell Lake (and fairly flat - 2 mi RT), if you are interested.

Glacier National Park Conservancy is a (c)3. All donations are tax deductible. Tax ID: ‎With over photos 'A Slow Hikers Guide™ to Glacier National Park Wildflowers" has done the tedious / slow part of plant identification for you.

Enjoy the satisfaction of quickly identifying hundreds of subalpine wildflowers found in Glacier National Park.Guided Glacier National Park Hiking. Glacier National Park hikes are an incredible experience, and there is something for every age and every fitness level.

Glacier Guides was chosen as the exclusive provider of guided Glacier National Park hiking by the National Park Service in ; we’re your expert go-to for a knowledgable, safe and.