North Woods Montana
Travel Blogs from Whitefish
... Lake far below and Old Sun Glacier high on the mountains above. A waterfall flowed out from in under the glacier. As we were heading back to the tunnel, a large hoary marmot came out and posed for some pictures. He seemed to be just fine around people, but then got spooked and started climbing up the cliff face. I was amazed watching him climb – he rock-climbed just like a human. Looking back and forth, he sought out hand holds and foot holds ...
In the end, we did meet some of the toothless, dungaree wearing Hillbillies, who came to the Cabin to check on Jim's cat whilst he was away. Luckily they didn’t recognise me as the one who upset them due to my new thick bushy mop of hair thanks to Jim’s ‘Ancient Minerals’ natural extract hair conditioner.... It’s the future and I’m going to buy a truck ...
... when Juris suddenly went grey after realising he had left their passports in their bedside drawer back in Bigfork. Only one alternative. We drove back to Missoula for the night then next day on to pick up the passports in Bigfork and the back through Glacier to Cutbank, Shelby, Havre, Harlem, north to the border where we re entered Canada. Headed north through Climax (please come again) then north east through Shaunavon ( best water in Canada), ...
We made our way to to the famous "Going-to-the-Sun Road Highway" which is the only road that crosses the park. It was completed in 1932. The road, a National Historic Landmark and a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, spans 53 miles (85 km). The two lane road is quite narrow and winding, especially west of Logan Pass. Consequently, vehicle lengths over ...
... had filled. Lucky we got there just in time! While we were setting up we met a young couple from North Carolina. They had just completed a 60mile backpacking trip in the Bob Marshall wilderness. They had gotten stuck in the storm we encountered at Bowman Lake, and were trying to dry out all their stuff in the sun. Our tent was saturated as well from the heavy dew.
After setting up camp, we had lunch ...
Other places to stay in Whitefish
6510 Highway 93 South, Whitefish | 2 star hotelfrom $108
6390 Hwy 93 S., Whitefish | 2 star hotelfrom $162
3824 Big Mountain Rd, Whitefish | 4 star hotelfrom $196
121 Iowa Avenue #3A, Whitefish | Hotelfrom $255
3812 Big Mountain Road, Whitefish | 3 star hotelfrom $95
800 Spokane Ave., Whitefish | 1 star hotelfrom $40