Monthly Archive: September, 2016

A Couple Hikes in the Washington Northern Cascades: Cutthroat Lake and Easy Pass

After crossing back into the US we began journeying west over the northern Cascade Mountains in Washington through Okanogan National Forest. In search of a hike we stopped at the trailhead for Cutthroat… Continue reading

Banff National Park, Part 2: Parker Ridge and Helen Lake/Dolomite Pass Trails

The Parker Ridge and Helen Lake/Dolomite Pass Trails were two of my three favorite hikes in Canada (with The Great Glacier Trail in Glacier National Park being the third). Parker Ridge is a… Continue reading

Jasper National Park

After taking a side trip to the west to see Glacier, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho, we rejoined the Icefields Parkway and continued north through Banff to Jasper National Park where we stopped to… Continue reading

Yoho National Park

Leaving Glacier and Mount Revelstoke we turned back east along Trans-Canada 1 where we spent a day in Yoho National Park. We got an early start on the Wapta Falls Trail, a short… Continue reading

Glacier National Park (the Canadian One) and Mount Revelstoke National Park

After spending a few days in southern Banff and Kootenay we headed east to check out Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks. I had not done any research at all about either of… Continue reading

Kootenay National Park and Jasper National Park, Part 1

We spent about 10 days in the Canadian Rockies with the intent of visiting all 6 of the national parks there – which we did. Beyond that however, my/our plans and expectations of… Continue reading

Return to Glacier National Park and the Incredible Highline Trail

Ever since I first visited 3 years ago with my friend Carrie, Glacier has remained one of my absolute favorite national parks. Big mountains, glacial lakes, towering fir trees, tremendous waterfalls, and (of… Continue reading

Holland Falls Trail and Imagine Nation Brewing Company

After leaving Gallatin National Forest we went a couple hundred miles north to Flathead National Forest, just south of Glacier National Park. We made an overnight stop midway however so that we could… Continue reading

Fawn Pass Trail and A Few Days in Gallatin National Forest

After our build in West Yellowstone we continued traveling north, camping and hiking in Gallatin National Forest for a few days. On our way we stopped to look at a beautiful meadow on… Continue reading