Glacier National Park: Great Falls, Montana

Montana! It was a hot and hazy day in Great Falls, but the heat wasn’t going to get me down after the Oklahoma heat wave I’d escaped. Elizabeth and I had a pretty sick car and a cabin waiting for us just a few hours away. In fact, the process of leaving the airport had …

Glacier National Park: Flying to Montana

By 7:00 a.m. on July 12, 2022, Elizabeth and I had already survived a last-minute tortuous debate on how best to get our two suitcases under a combined 100 pounds. We had gone through the checklists to make sure nothing got left behind. And most importantly, I had a plan to get both food and …

Glacier 2022: Planning and Packing

For years, Elizabeth has had one goal: see the glaciers of Glacier National Park before they’re all gone. She’s got a point: there’s basically no reality where the small alpine glaciers that remain in the park as of 2022 will still be around by 2100. Heck, they may not be around by 2035. So when …

Glacier National Park: Intro

A month and a half ago, Elizabeth and I traveled to Montana to see Glacier National Park. It’s tucked into one of the last truly wild places in the lower 48 – the Livingston and Lewis Ranges of northern Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front. Of course, the frontcountry of Glacier can’t be characterized as wild anymore, …

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