Johnson's of St. Mary
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... on the Little Chief which took us down the lake to Baring Falls. The lake was like glass which according to the Ranger at the dock, was very uncommon.
We decided to split off at Baring Falls. The kids wanted to hike a little more adventurous hike up Siyeh Pass (10+ mile round trip with an elevation gain of 3440 ft.) and Rob and I decided to do St. Mary Falls on to Virginia Falls (5 miles mostly around the edge of St. Mary ...
Today dawned a cool 53 degrees and heavy fog blanketed the area. I waited until the fog began to lift, around 9am and started my ride from West Glacier on the "Going-To-The-Sun" Road. As I climbed, Lake MacDonald was still fog shrouded, but climbing past Avalanche Creek, we broke into the clear and the rest of the day was sunny and warm (83 degrees).
Though pretty, the road had construction delays in 3-4 places and still lots of RV's creeping along ...
... so that we wouldn't startle them, we still didn't see one! Apparently we also missed a moose and calf by the lake by about 10 minutes - typical! Pete didn't fancy a dip in Iceberg Lake this time - as the name suggests it was freezing. Staying in a cabin in the Many Glacier area tonight in the park before moving onto Lake McDonald ...
... so it was comfortable. The NPS website states that the park service does not have wifi in Glacier. While we were there several of the hotels were testing a wifi program to see how many guests would be interested. I asked at the front desk and was given the wifi information so that I could log on check emails and talk to relatives at home. Personally I'm in favor of having wifi whereever I am, especially in an area that get ...
May 16, 2012
bright, sunny day. We are beginning to think we have packed all the wrong
clothes for this trip. Don and I were getting better in our routine of
buttoning up Happy Place for the day's travel. Our first stop after leaving the
KOA was to feed the hungry gas tanks.
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Great views in a rustic campground, close to the eastern entrance to Glacier National Park. Friendly personnel and people in the park.
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