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Today we drove Through Glacier National Park on the "Going to the Sun" road. What a great drive we stopped at a lot of places and seen some great stuff. We hiked the Avalanche Trail up to Avalanche Lake and then we walked the "Trail of the Cedars" with some really big trees. We have plenty of pictures but we only included some in this blog.
... is not trusting anyone else driving! I reasoned that he could just focus on taking pictures. He does not like giving up control of the wheel :)
There are really no pull offs so the few pictures we have are from me hanging out the window!
We could however have walked the Highline trail for a couple of miles and taken pictures. You will see why we did not do that. It is cut out of the cliff ...
... visible as it has carved up the giant peaks that dominate the skyline.
Our trip was wonderful but there is much left to see. Many more wonderful hikes start along the Going to the Sun road as well as from the Many Glacier and Two Medicine areas. We could have spent another few days here and not gotten bored. Alas, there will always be more trails to be explored and more delicious foods made with huckleberry to be eaten. Till next time, Glacier!
... any other lake or stream. Needless to say, I took lots of pictures of the waters in Glacier National Park.
After the easy hike out to Grinnnell Lake and then back to the hotel, we spent the rest of the afternoon on the porch enjoying the view of Swiftcurrent Lake with the mountain backdrop. It was here we heard the story of a family who saw three grizzly bears in one day. All of their sightings were in areas that were more human influenced than natural ...
... is quite breathtaking, with the snow capped Rockies reflected in the still waters of McDonald lake. There are waterfalls and sparklingly clear rivers. A fantastic drive and then back to the motel after an early dinner as tiredness hit us both like a giant sledgehammer, so that we were asleep by 8.30pm. Waking bright eyed and bushy tailed the next morning we headed off to East Glacier Park (about an hours journey). Finding one of the few shops that ...
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